Region 8 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 Region 8 award winners! Thank you for your contributions to the health and human services in the region.

Outstanding Child Foster Care: Rob and Shelly Danielson
Outstanding Treatment Foster Care: Gary and Sandra Spaeth

Region 8 Board of Directors

Full NamePositionOrganization
Stephanie BengtsonCommittee ChairSouthwest Health and Human Services
Emilie PotterCommittee ChairSouthwest Health and Human Services
Sarah MauriceSecretary/TreasurerSouthwest Health and Human Services
Katie HatchLegislative ChairSouthwest Health and Human Services
Stacy StrandAwards ChairSouthwest Health and Human Services
Kelly HengelCommittee MemberSouthwest Health and Human Services
Amy ThierCommittee MemberDes Moines Valley Health and Human Services
Kasey Vander PlaatsCommittee MemberSouthwest Health and Human Services
Jennifer Vander SchaafCommittee MemberSouthwest Health and Human Services

Region 8 Agency Members

CompanyCity
Des Moines Valley Health and Human ServicesWindom
Southwest Health and Human ServicesMarshall
Southwest Minnesota Private Industry CouncilMarshall
Southwest Minnesota State UniversityMarshall

Contact Information

For more information about getting involved with Region 8 contact Stephanie Bengtson or Emilie Potter.


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