Our Leadership

Executive leadership team


Stella Whitney-West
Chief Executive Officer

Sherrie Simpson
Planning, Communication
and Engagement



Kevin L. Gilliam II, MD
Medical Director

Rahshana Price-Isuk, MD
Clinical Services Director

Michael Brooks, DDS
Dental Director
Michael J. Thomas, PsyD, LP
Behavioral Health Director
Brian Bergs
Chief Financial Officer
Charles Morrison
Chief Information Officer
Elissa Drake
Human Resources Liaison


Human Services

Kimberly Spates
Chief Operations Officer

Dienner Lazo
Director of Finance and Operations
Cynthia Micolichek
Human Resources Director

Linda Bryant
Director of Programs and Services

Community Board

The NorthPoint Community Board governs oversees, sets strategic direction and establishes policies and procedures to ensure the effective operation of the organization. The majority of the board members must be patients or participants of NorthPoint. This important partnership between Hennepin County and the Community Board sets a new precedent for co-ownership of resources and assets in the community.

Community Board Members
Juan Jackson - Chair
Jeff Washburne - Vice Chair
Seakh Menheer - Treasurer
Rafaela Salido - Secretary
Comm. Irene Fernando
Tina Nguyen
Josh Resnick
Rev. Alanna Tyler
Kevin Wright

Board members:  Access the SharePoint Workspace here