Meet Our Educators

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Craig Aasved, CEO
Danielle Allen, Executive Assistant
Ron Weins, Director of Business Development
John Brewer, Chief Clinical Officer
Alana Listoe, Community Relations Director
Maria Valdenegro, CFO
Heather Cloward, Director of Human Resources
Heather Zaluski, MD, Medical Director of Psychiatry
Abdallah F. Elias, MD, FACMG, Medical & Laboratory Director
Corbin Schwanke
Keith L. Meyer, Foundation Director
Jen Buscher, Director of Culture
Keith D. Foster, MD
Abdallah F. Elias, MD, FACMG, Medical & Laboratory Director
Ellen Livers, Director of Government Relations
Christa D. Smelko, PsyD
Jaclyn Haven, Lead Genetic Counselor, MS, CGC
Katherine Berry, Genetic Counselor MS, CGC
Tyler Setlock, Registered Dietitian, LN
Elize Cline, FNP, Nurse Practitioner
Meghan Erickson, PMH
Jenifer Swigart Staff Photo
Jenifer Swigart, PMHNP
Melissa Neff, Psychologist
Sydney Norris, Nurse Practitioner
Laura Rear, NP
Katie Seraji, Genetic Counselor
Willow Sheehan, NP
Rebecca Dudek, Children’s Miracle Network Coordinator
Heather Zaluski, MD, Medical Director of Psychiatry
Kimber Pezzoni, MD
Lisa Ponfick, MD
Katherine B. Rappaport, MD
Abby Timberlake, MA
Trish Dick, Spiritual Care Provider and Blue Bonnet
Zach Bell – 2009
Abryanna Nelson – 2010
Sotara Barnaby – 2011
Samantha Faulkner – 2012
Landen Phillips – 2013
Jason Albin – 2014
Jordynn Hardman – 2015
Zeesy Bruk – 2016-2017
Katie Ross – 2018
Dr. Waded Cruzado
Seth Bodnar
John Cech
Shodair commercial wins Telly Awards
Corbin Schwanke, Administrative Director of Medical Genetics
Kristin Fearon, Therapist
Bernadette Miller, Therapist
Heather Irby, MSW
John Brewer, Chief Clinical Officer
Caitlyn Patera, DNP FNP-C
kelly haugen
Kelly Haugen
margaret phillips
Margaret Phillips
pat kenny
Pat Kenny, Psychological Resident
Nikki LaRue, APRN, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Kat Ballenger, Shodair Children’s Hospital
Triston Lytle, Jack Casey Therapeutic Group Home Program Manager
Lisa Marcille, FNP
Katie Wilkins, FNP
Meghan Erickson, APRN
Angelo Spado, Therapist
Meet Bella
Shodair Children’s Hospital begins demolition of old building
Helena teen featured on Lucky Charms box to promote mental health care
Trauma Informed Care Benefits Everyone
Shodair named Helena’s Business of the Year
Prioritizing our Children’s Mental Health During Stressful Times
Shodair Receives $100,000 Gift Towards New Facility
Maurice Shammel
Tavia Wine-Olson
Amy Harrison, Shodair Children’s Hospital
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dick Anderson Construction
Appreciation Celebration and Barbeque
November Anniversaries
Shodair launches capital campaign for $66M expansion
Terry and Patt Payne
Terry and Patt Payne Make Six-Figure Gift To Benefit Shodair
Hello and Best Wishes
Suicide Crisis in Montana
Bella Nyman – 2019
Meet Dakotah, Montana’s 2022 Children’s Miracle Network Champion!
Benefactors aid children’s hospital with land donations; recreationists could also benefit
Dakotah Hurley – 2022
Shodair Digital Magazine
Gov. Gianforte Expands Public Access in Big Snowy Mountains
Mental Health Needs of Montana’s Children Increase
Troy Downing: A win for public land access, hunters and agriculture
Shodair receives grant to help with construction of new hospital
Donor Highlight: Murdock Trust Invests in Montana
Donor Highlight: A Heart for Building Healthy Communities
Luring Out-of-State Professionals Is Just the First Step in Solving Montana’s Health Worker Shortage
Shodair Welcomes STEM Learning Through STARBASE Partnership
Beth Stewart
Mikel Allen
Katie Waits
You’re Invited: Shodair’s 2023 Genetics Symposium
CMN 2023 Champion
A Unified Montana
Hope is in Flight, Cheers to You!
Making Moves
Making Moves: Transitioning into Our New Building
Shodair hosts open houses to show off its new Helena hospital
A Space Montana Children Deserve
Built of Montana, for Montana
Building Culture from Within: Join the Team at Shodair
Craig Aasved: A Leader with Vision
Employee Spotlight: Tara Starkel
Breaking Down Barriers with Intentional Design
Introducing Banksy, Shodair’s New Facility Dog
Employee Spotlight: Jaclyn Haven
Employee Spotlight: Sarah Ryan
Creating Spiritual Spaces for All
Today’s Skills, Tomorrow’s Future
A Network of Miracles, A Community of Hope
Building Roots in Shodair’s Garden Space
A Resounding Patient Voice
What is Speech Therapy and Does My Child Need It?
Employee Spotlight: Rosemary Miceli