Camp Get-A-Well-A Board of Directors
100% of the members on the Camp Get-A-Well-A® Board of Directors donate countless hours as well as their own personal finances to this non-profit cause. Their tremendous sacrifice and efforts help bring camp to children's hospitals across the country.
Beth-Alison brings a solid business background to the Camp Get-a-Well-A board. Currently she is Marketing Director for Crest Healthcare Supply. She has also owned two of her own businesses, as well as working for a pair of retail giants (Target and Dayton Hudson/Marshall Fields).
Beth-Alison received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota, and followed that with an MBA in Marketing from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.
Throughout her career, Beth-Alison has dedicated many volunteer hours to help children as well as the needy, including work as a Girl Scout leader and active boy scout parent. She also co-chaired the annual fundraiser Empty Bowls for a local food shelf in Hopkins.
Beth-Alison's director credentials include time as Treasurer of the Minnesota Coffee Association, Promotions Committee Chair for the Hopkins Business and Civic Association, and Board Member of the Personal Flotation Device Manufacturer's Association.
Michelle has a flair for abstract problem solving, as is witnessed by her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design from the University of Wisconsin, Stout. She has put her talents to work for a variety of design firms and currently is owner and principal designer of Spacial Adaptation Inc. Her work has won numerous national, regional and local awards, earning major recognition in the design and remodeling industries.
Michelle is also co-owner and director of sales and marketing for LIMEgreen Inc., an environmentally sustainable event planning and gifting firm in the Twin Cities.
With a get-involved attitude, Michelle is very active in her passions, currently serving on the board of directors for the National Kitchen & Bath Association - MN chapter, The Green Committee Subcommittee Expo Chair, the US Green Building Council Board, The Philanthropy/Service board of directors, the National Convention 2010 Committee, and committee member for LEED of Homes Advocacy, as well as her position on the Camp Get-A-Well-A board of directors.
Attorney Bill Klein has been applying his skills at the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty since 1980. His expertise in business law, corporate taxation and financial law offers immeasurable knowledge and distinction to the Camp Get-A-Well-A board.
Bill received his B.A. from St. Olaf College, summa cum laude. He went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, J.D. For seven years running since 2003 he has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law & Politics, and also was recognized as one of "Minnesota's Best Lawyers," in Minnesota Monthly magazine, 2009.
Currently, Bill serves as a vice chair of the American Bar Association, Tax Section, S Corporations Committee. He is also a member of the 2009 Minnesota State Bar Association, Business Law Section, Executive Council. His vast past experiences include board chair of Katahdin, Inc., board member and treasurer of the City of Lakes Rotary Club, Highland District Council president, secretary and board member, and co-chair of the City of St. Paul, Ford Site Planning Task Force.
The energetic co-founder of Camp Get-A-Well-A has made great strides with this first-of-its-kind non-profit for hospitalized children. Her unending enthusiasm and can-do attitude helps her find ways to stretch the operating budget and keep the plan working.
JoLanne received her marketing and communications degree from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, and went on to complete the Fundraising School at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. JoLanne was a consultant for the Association of Hole in the Wall Camps in 2008, training and directing members on how to operate in-hospital camp programs.
JoLanne's past work experience has included event coordination for Target, as well as program advisor for Bright Beginnings at North Memorial Medical Center, a mentoring program for teenage mothers. She now focuses all of her efforts toward Camp Get-A-Well-A, acting as Executive Director.