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Flex Steering Committee

The Flex Steering Committee is comprised of representatives from each of the program’s partners in addition to Quality Health Associates of North Dakota (North Dakota’s Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). Current members of the Steering Committee are:

  1. Lynette Dickson, Program Director, Chair
    Center for Rural Health
    School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-9037
    Phone: (701) 777-6049
    Email: lynette.dickson@med.und.edu
    Website: http:///ruralhealth.und.edu/
  2. Brad Gibbens, Associate Director for Community Development & Policy
    Center for Rural Health
    School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-9037
    Phone: (701) 777-2569
    Email: brad.gibbens@med.und.edu
    Website: http:///ruralhealth.und.edu/
  3. Tim Blasl, Vice President
    North Dakota Hospital Association
    PO Box 7340
    Bismarck, ND 58507-7340
    Phone: (701) 224-9732
    Fax: (701) 224-9529
    Email: tblasl@ndha.org
    Website: https://www.ndha.org/
  4. Barb Groutt, CEO
    Quality Health Associates of North Dakota
    3520 North Broadway
    Minot, ND 58703
    Phone: (701) 852-4231
    Fax: (701) 857-9755
    Email: bgroutt@qualityhealthnd.org
    Website: https://www.qualityhealthnd.org
  5. Curt Halmrast, President of the ND EMS Association
    Manager of Oakes Volunteer Ambulance
    17th South 2nd Street
    Oakes, ND 58474
    (701) 742-3244
    Email: curt.halmrast@ndemsa.org
    Website: http://www.ndemsa.org
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