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St. Luke's Welcomes New Board Members

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Heffernan PatrickBarbara Hayden HaugenSt. Luke’s is pleased to welcome Barbara Hayden Haugen, Patrick Heffernan, Amanda Imes and Bryce Nixon as its newest board members.

Barbara Hayden Haugen is currently St. Louis County Director of Planning and Development and Executive Director of St. Louis County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. She has more than 30 years of experience in public policy, and her professional experience includes affordable housing, community development, economic development, land-use planning, geographic information systems, program evaluation and grant administration.

Patrick Heffernan is an owner/partner of Wheeler Associates. He joined the firm in 2003 and specializes in employee benefits, insurance and financial planning. He has served on a variety of community boards including the Duluth Chamber of Commerce, Duluth Art Institute and Arrowhead Estate Planning Council.

Amanda Imes is a member of maurices Real Estate Analysis team and focuses on new store placement in the US and Canada for maximum profitability. She and her husband own and operate a paddleboarding outfitter, SUPerior Paddle. She is a professional mentor through FUSE Duluth.

Amanda ImesBryce Nixon is Director of Advancement at Marshall School where she oversees a six-person department responsible for fundraising, alumni relations and event production for the region’s only independent school serving 450 students grades 4-12. In the past she’s served as an attorney in Duluth and the Twin Cities and was Associate Director of Planned Gifts at Macalester College in St. Paul. She also volunteers with a number of local organizations including Hartley Nature Center and Destination Imagination.

Bryce NixonHaugen, Heffernan, Imes and Nixon join St. Luke’s existing board, which consists of 14 other members.