Jaeson Fournier, Chief Executive Officer
Jaeson comes to
WSCHS from the Ingham County Health Department (Lansing,
Michigan) where he was Deputy Health Officer. Since 2004,
Dr. Fournier was responsible for the Department’s
federally-qualified Community Health Center Network, its
Correctional Health Unit and its Special Supplemental
Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Prior
to this he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Greater
Elgin Family Care Center in Elgin, Illinois. Dr. Fournier
received his undergraduate degree from the University of
Toronto, his Doctor of Chiropractic from the National
College of Chiropractic and his Masters in Public Health
from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Tracey Miller, Chief Operating Officer
Tracey has over 18 years of experience in nonprofit hospital
service line, ambulatory practice management, and system
quality, regulatory, and compliance administration.
She has a background in clinical care as a rehabilitation
therapist and holds a M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from
Marquette University and a MBA from the University of South
Bob Steele, Chief Financial Officer/
more than 25 years of accounting, finance, and management
experience, Bob joined the West Side Community Health
Services team in 2005. He is a CPA and earned his MBA in
Information Systems from the University of Texas in Austin.
Mary Nesvig, MD, Medical Director
Dr. Nesvig is a board-certified family
practitioner. She has been the Medical Director at West Side
Community Health Services since 1996, and has been
associated with the clinic since 1990 when she completed her
residency training at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD, Associate Medical
Culhane-Pera, MD, MA, is Associate Medical Director of West
Side Community Health Services, and Medical Director of East
Side Family Clinic. Dr. Culhane-Pera obtained her Medical
Degree from Michigan State University in 1983, completed her
family practice residency at the University of Minnesota in
1986, and completed her Master’s Degree in
Anthropology at the University of Minnesota in 1989.
Currently, Dr. Culhane-Pera is on a one year sabbatical in
Thailand as a Fulbright Scholar. She will return to West
Side at the end of 2013.
Helene Freint, Program Director, Health Care for the
Homeless and HouseCalls
1997, Helene has been the Program Director at West Side
Community Health Services’ Health Care for the
Homeless and HouseCalls Programs. Her experience includes
over 25 years in nonprofit administration and project
management. She holds a Master’s degree in Public
Health from the University of Minnesota.
Gloria Ferguson, Program Director, Health Start
Ferguson has worked in perinatal and adolescent health since
1984, first as a health educator, then as the Community
Services Director, and currently as the Program Director for
Health Start School-Based Health Clinics. Gloria has her
Master’s in Public Health from the University of
Brad McDonnell, DDS, Dental Director
Brad McDonnell began volunteering at West Side Community
Health Services in 1978. He eventually moved into the role
of Dental Director. Brad completed his DDS degree in 1978.
Marsha Milgrom, Development Director
has led fund development efforts for health and human
service organizations for more than a decade. Her
experience includes oversight of federal, state and private
grants and individual giving, community and donor
engagement, and strategic communications. She recently
worked at Dakota County, where she managed provider
contracts, and projects supporting youth, families and
adults with housing and mental health services. Marsha
received a Master’s of Public Affairs degree from the
University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public
Affairs in 2005.