Merilee is the Dean of Nursing and Health at Alexandria Technical & Community College, in Alexandria, MN.
Nursing education allows her to pursue her passion for excellence and fulfill her desire to influence the future of nursing. She is dedicated to preserving the history and strengths of the profession, while embracing technology, evidenced-based practices and solutions to complex health issues including preventative-holistic concepts.
Her background includes leadership roles in nursing education, emergency nursing, occupational health, home health, community outreach and psychiatric nursing. Over the years, she has worked with multiple charitable organizations, aiding underserved populations.
Merilee received her BSN from Southeastern Louisiana University, and her MSN from Walden University.