Region 3 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Region 3 award winners! Thank you for your contributions to the health and human services in the region.

Outstanding Retiree: Shirley Scharrer, Oakridge Homes
Outstanding Staff Achievement: Erin Melz, Aitkin County Health and Human Services

Region 3 Board of Directors

Full NamePositionOrganization
Reina IrvineCommittee ChairAitkin County Health and Human Services
RaNae WhitbeckSecretaryKoochiching County Community Services
Brenda ButterfieldTreasurerAitkin County Health and Human Services
Fletcher W. Hinds JrLegislative Chair 
Paula ArnoldCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
Lisa EdmundsonCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
Angie EricksonCommittee MemberNorth Homes Children & Family Services
Julie JunttiCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
Becky LauerCommittee MemberItasca County Health & Human Services
Emily Rose MackCommittee MemberGrace Place LLC
Dan PlinskiCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
Lisa TranahCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services

Region 3 Agency Members

CompanyCity
Aitkin County Health and Human ServicesAitkin
Carlton County Public Health and Human ServicesCloquet
Cook County Public Health and Human ServicesGrand Marais
Country Services, Inc.Big Lake
Itasca County Health & Human ServicesGrand Rapids
Koochiching County Community ServicesInternational Falls
North Homes Children & Family ServicesGrand Rapids
Northwood Children's ServicesDuluth
St. Louis County Public Health & Human ServicesDuluth
The Hills Youth and Family ServicesDuluth
University of Minnesota Duluth, Department of Social WorkDuluth

Contact Information

For more information about getting involved with Region 3 contact Reina Irvine.

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