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Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Roger Millner


Roger has served on the board for many years.

Linda Dircks

Vice Chairman

Linda has always considered Annandale her home.  She was born, raised and continues to live in Annandale.  She is married to Ron, has three grown children and six amazing grandchildren.   “I love this community and am honored to serve on the board that cares for the people here.”

Angie Manuel


Angie Manuel has lived in the Annandale area since 1993, and has been an Annandale Care Center and Annandale Health and Community Services board member since April, 2022. Angie and her husband, Paul, have two adult children and one grandson. Previously, Angie had served on parent advisory committees at the Annandale school district and served on the finance council at St. Ignatius church in Annandale. Currently, Angie is the Director of Business Services at the Big Lake School District, where she has been employed for the last 17 years. 

Sheldon Brown

James "JT" Grundy

City Liaison

As an Annandale City Councilman, JT serves on the board as a liaison on behalf of the City.  Growing up and living in the Annandale area for a majority of my life he have seen the positive impact the campus provides our community. JT is proud to serve on this board and help drive success for many years to come.  

Mark Miller

Mark is a lifetime resident of Annandale.  He was the former owner of Miller’s Jewelry and is now enjoying his retirement.  He has served on the board for over 19 years. 

Kathy Gruys



Elsa Niska

Campus Administrator

Director of Nursing

Mary Madson

Human Resources

Karen Elsenpeter

Social Services

Joan Zahler

Activity Director

Emily Lindenfelser

Director of Dietary Services

Matthew Ledwein

Director of Maintenance

Rachael Miller

Assisted Living Director

Shelley Kraml

Director of

Controller/Business Office

Missy Luebke

Director of Housekeeping/Laundry