Our Team

Team

 

Karen Foy, LNHA Executive Director kmf@andrewres.com
Tim Ryden, LNHA Director of Operations tryden@andrewres.com
Kelsey Long, Director of Human Resources kml@andrewres.com
Nicole Moore, LICSW, LNHA Director of Clinical Services nas@andrewres.com
Jen Fitch, Director of Nursing jp1@andrewres.com
Jason Kerr, Director of Environmental Services jek@andrewres.com
Mary Pat Roschen, LICSW Grievance Officer, Clinical Coordinator mps@andrewres.com
Emily Smuder, LICSW Admissions Coordinator es1@andrewres.com
Nikki Kidd, RN Nurse Manager nlk@andrewres.com
Anne Sorenson, Evening Manager ais@andrewres.com

Program Directors

 

Every resident floor has an interdisciplinary team lead by a Program Director. Program Directors work both day and evening hours throughout the week. Please contact the floor Program Director with any resident care related questions.

Melissa Booth

LICSW, 2nd floor Program Director

mab@andrewres.com

Melissa?completed her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and the Sociology of Law at the University of Minnesota and her Masters of Social Work at the combined University of St. Kate?s/ University of St. Thomas program. She has experience working in both Community Health and Community Mental Health Programs, as well as working in multiple roles at Andrew Residence. When not working,?Melissa?spends time attending concerts, traveling, attending sporting events, hiking, and reading at least 100 books per year.

Elle Balius

LICSW, 3rd floor Program Director

elk@andrewres.com

Elle completed her Bachelors of Arts in Social Welfare and Sociology as well as her Masters of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has experience working in the fields of hospice and home health, as well as mental health care. Elle is passionate about trauma informed care and has taken many continuing education courses to bolster her competency on this topic. When not at work, Elle enjoys taking long walks with her family and two dogs, attending concerts, and exploring new local restaurants.

Jenna DeSmidt

LGSW, 4th floor Program Director

JD2@andrewres.com

Jenna received her Bachelor and Master degrees in Social Work from the University of North Dakota. She started at Andrew Residence as a 5th?floor social worker in 2018 and quickly grew passion for providing mental health services in a residential setting. Jenna enjoys interacting with residents in the comfort of their own home; whether it?s chit-chatting about the weather or supporting someone through a crisis. Outside of Andrew Residence, Jenna has experience working with survivors of sexual violence and?elders in a nursing home setting.?When not at work, Jenna enjoys watching reality television, tending to her house plants, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Claire Warren

LGSW, 5th floor Program Director

csw@andrewres.com

Claire graduated in 2015 with her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Iowa and brings her twin passions of community-level advocacy and mental health care to her work at Andrew Residence. These passions led her to Andrew Residence in 2021 where she was quickly drawn to the friendly atmosphere, breadth and depth of expertise around mental health treatment, and the person-centered practices. Claire brings the social work framework of looking at a person within the context of their environment to her practice at Andrew Residence. In her free time, Claire can be found spending time with friends and family, going out to eat, and in her garden.

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What People Are Saying

 

"We really help each other. People offer to help. Mental illness affects a resident's entire life. Having a supportive, integrative team is important!"
- Staff Member
"We really help each other. People offer to help. Mental illness affects a resident's entire life. Having a supportive, integrative team is important!"
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- Staff Member
"The residents are the best part of the job. We see progress every day. We get to know people. Person-centered care is big here."
- Staff Member
"The residents are the best part of the job. We see progress every day. We get to know people. Person-centered care is big here."
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