Held in seven locations throughout the state, Region Forums are a great way to connect (and socialize) with other local providers while you get caught up on the latest Association news, issues, and critical information. You are welcome to attend any of the forums held across the state.

2020 Region-Palooza

Join us for Region-Palooza!

A series of informative webinars January 7, 8, 10 & 14, 2020. In lieu of the 2020 January Region Forums held at locations throughout the state, they will be presented as webinars.
No need to fight a frigid Minnesota winter to attend a January Region Forum!

Stay tuned for more info coming by December 6!

Webinar Agendas—4 dates, 4 agendas!

  Tuesday, January 7  |  Electronic monitoring update  |  Presenters: Doug Beardsley & Toby Pearson
  Wednesday, January 8  |  Assisted living licensure / AL director update  |  Presenters: Doug Beardsley, Toby Pearson, Jill Schewe & Patti Cullen
  Friday, January 10  |  Preview of the 2020 legislative session  |  Presenters: Toby Pearson & Patti Cullen
  Tuesday, January 14  |  Nursing facility payment  |  Presenters: Kim Brenne (DHS) & Todd Bergstrom

Top 10 reasons to attend a Region Forum

#10  |  
"Face time" with Care Providers of Minnesota staff
#9    |  Live the scouting motto "make new friends but keep the old"
#8    |  Opportunity to introduce yourself to your peers in case you want to run for Association offices in the future
#7    |  You will always learn something new from speakers and/or colleagues
#6    |  Receive lots of useful materials to share with your colleagues at work
#5    |  Get the most out of your investment—you are paying for these meetings through your dues dollars!
#4    |  Networking opportunities that can't be replicated anywhere else
#3    |  Some of the meetings offer Q&A's with lawmakers and regulators—get your questions answered!
#2    |  Cheap "therapy sessions"—talk about what keeps you up at night!
#1    |  Free CEUs!

What is your region?

Click the map to find out.

Care Providers of Minnesota Regions Map



Region Coordinators

Do you have questions about participating in a specific region, or general inquiries about the Region Forums? Feel free to reach out to one of our region coordinators:

Region 1
Kari Swanson  |  218-694-6552  |

Region 2
Jennifer Grams  |  218-829-1429  |

Region 3
Stacy Line  |  218-894-8335  |

Region 4
Brian Bernander*  |  320-631-4113  |
*Region Representative to the Board of Directors

Region 5
Crystal Ellefson  |  507-825-5428  |

Region 6
David Dunn  |  507-288-6514  |

Region 7
Beth Schroeder  |  952-948-6901  |



Contact us for questions about Region Forums. Our toll-free number is 1-800-462-0024.

Cathy Lingenfelter
Cathy Lingenfelter
Management Services Specialist