Medical Providers

Family Practice

Kinsey Nelson, MD , Medical Director
Napoleon Espejo, MD
Sarah Fanai, DO
Mary Sprague, FNP-C
Kelly Polcher, FNP-C
Kayla Nelson, DNP, FNP-C
Alicia Hauff, DNP-C
Cheryl Ross, FNP-C
Elizabeth Mehus-Waller, FNP-C
Brittany Michels, PA-C
Kali Luecke, PA-C
Kara Kniert, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Nicole Mears, FNP-C
Jenn Vandal, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Katie Banley, DNP, FNP-C

Obstetrics and Gynecology (Women’s Health)

Napoleon Espejo, MD
Tanya Baity, CNM

Behavioral Health

Roberta Pytlik, MA, LAC, LPCC
Sue Korman, MSSW, LICSW
Whitney Fear MSN, PMHNP-BC

Lifestyle Medicine

Pamela Leino-Mills, LRD, CDCES
Brody Maack, PharmD

Dental Providers

Matthew Eaton, DDS, Dental Director
Matthew Hieb, DDS
Peder Arneson, DDS
Devin Walker, DDS
Nicole Reardon, DDS
Amanda Terveen, DDS
Jeff Goodrich, DDS

Dental Hygienists

Jessica Ochsner, RDH
Travis Swenson, RDH
Rebecca Lommen, RDH
Jill O’Keefe, RDH
Tantine Mulasi, RDH
Kaitlin Sillerud, RDH
Najwan Wafi, RDH


Anna Miller, OD

Homeless Health Staff

Kim Seeb, LSW – Director
Alicia Hauff, DNP-C
Tara Bowen, RN


Susan Wolf Nelson, RPh, Pharmacy Director

Clinical Pharmacists

Brody Maack, PharmD
Amber Slevin, PharmD, BCACP

Staff Pharmacists

Betty Lee, RPh
Jennifer Iverson, PharmD
Miguel Buisan-Catevilla, RPh
Nicole Wald, Pharm. D



Pat Gulbranson Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer, Pat leads Family HealthCare in achieving its mission by assuring a culture of quality, safety, innovation and accountability to our patients, staff, funders and community. Pat earned his Master of Science degree in Public, Human Service and Health Administration from Minnesota State University Moorhead and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Care Administration and Long-Term Care Administration from Concordia College, Moorhead Minnesota.

Kaylin FrappierChief Operating Officer

As the chief operating officer and deputy CEO at Family HealthCare, Kaylin leads all operational aspects at both clinics and provides strategic and executive guidance to the management teams. Kaylin graduated from Mayville State University, Mayville ND, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. He has over 30 years of experience in health care and as a senior executive in Medicare and Medicaid health care operations.

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Margaret Asheim Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer, Margaret is responsible for providing fiscal oversight and financial operational guidance to Family HealthCare.  As the financial lead, she is also responsible for the integration of that discipline into the overall strategic plan in all of FHC’s programs. Margaret is a CPA and earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration-Finance from Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota.  She has over 25 years of experience working in public accounting and various controller and CFO roles.

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Mark Waldera  – Clinic Administrator

As Clinic Administrator, Mark works with all members of the team in optimizing operational performance and clinical workflows while expanding strategic efforts around patient experience and satisfaction. Mark has over 30 years of clinical and operational experience within several healthcare systems in North Dakota. He received a bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and graduate degrees from California State University, Northridge and Minot State University.

Lynelle HusebyClinical Director

As the Director of Clinical Services, Lynelle provides key leadership in policy development for clinical operations of the organization and assures well-defined programs, including primary care, chronic disease management, prevention, and case management services. She graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, with a Bachelor of Science of Nursing degree and has been on staff at Family HealthCare since 1999.

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Samantha McGregor  – Director of Human Resources

As the Director of Human Resources, Samantha is responsible for the development and implementation of people strategies to support the mission, vision, values as well as strategic and operational goals of Family HealthCare. Samantha earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She comes with over 10 years of healthcare experience.


Billie Jo NelsonQuality Director

As the Quality Improvement Director and the Compliance Officer for Family HealthCare, Billie Jo assists all departments in establishing, reviewing and improving quality in patient health outcomes, patient safety and the patient experience. Additionally, she monitors organizational compliance with state, federal and clinical requirement and regulations. Billie Jo graduated from Fergus Falls Community College as a Medical Laboratory Technician with an Associate’s Degree in Science.  She completed her Internship at St Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge, MN.

Kathy RobleyDirector of Revenue Cycle Integrity and Services

As the Accounting and Revenue Cycle Director at Family HealthCare, Kathy is responsible for the supervision and direction of the billing team’s successful support of the company’s revenue cycle. Her primary responsibilities are to provide the resources necessary to ensure accurate insurance and patient billing processes and procedures; timely submission of claims, responses patients and internal staff and reporting; and a productive work environment that cultivates staff initiative and development. Kathy has over 30 years of experience in health care and insurance administration.

Julie Sorby- Director of Community Development

As the Director of Community Development, Julie is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing events and projects related to the commitment to the communities that we serve.  Julie also plans and implements ongoing fundraising campaigns throughout the year.  She is a steward of volunteer relationships and with community organizations.   Within the organization, Julie is responsible for managing the development and submission of grant applications and funding requests. Julie graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and has over 20 years of non-profit experience.



Kim Seeb – Homeless Health Services Director

As the Homeless Health Services Director, Kim has a commitment and a passion for serving individuals who are struggling with homelessness and all that it entails.  Kim, her staff, and our community partners provide a wide array of services, including case management, to assist patients with their healthcare plans, prior to, and after they are in housing.  Kim is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), having graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.



Al FrisingerFacilities Manager

As Facilities Manager, Al is responsible for educating staff on safe work practices.  He oversees the security and safety of all Family HealthCare locations.  Al has over 30 years of experience in facilities management.


Jasmine GehrigInterpreter Services Manager

As the Language Services Manager at Family HealthCare, Jasmine is responsible for managing all aspects of our interpreter services, which includes full-time in-house staff interpreters and PRN staff interpreters. Jasmine’s team of 25, supports 10 different languages, and provides language services to social service organizations, collaborating agencies, and the major health systems throughout the Fargo-Moorhead area.  Jasmine, an interpreter herself, has been at FHC for 8 years and has a business and management degree from her native Bosnia.


Melissa KraftDiagnostics Manager

As the Diagnostics Manager, Melissa, a Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist, manages both the X-ray and laboratory departments. FHC’s CLIA-waived lab performs rapid strep testing, urine pregnancy testing, glucose testing, hemoglobin testing, Hemoglobin A1c testing, INR testing and Influenza testing.  Her lab also collaborates with the Sanford Health Lab for additional testing.  Melissa earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at North Dakota State University (NDSU), is licensed to perform laboratory testing by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice and is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Technologist.

Lori KinnPatient Development Manager

As the Registration/Outreach & Enrollment Manager, Lori is responsible for providing leadership, support and oversight in order to provide quality and efficient customer service to patients. Lori is also a MNsure Navigator and a North Dakota Navigator Project Director responsible for writing, implementing and reporting grant performance data to government agencies including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This federal grant supports staffing who assist consumers to look at their health insurance options. Lori earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology. She is also a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in rural Morocco providing health education and leadership skills to local community members.

Pat ThoenInformation Technology Manager | Information Security Officer

As the Information Technology Manager and Information Security Officer for Family HealthCare, Pat leads FHC’s information technology, strategic planning and project management of technology enabled initiatives to improve clinical and operational outcomes. She oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance and delivery of EHR adoption and implementation of supporting applications. Pat graduated from the University of Mary, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology. Additionally, she has 20 years of Nursing experience in Inpatient, Outpatient and Informatics Nursing.