WELCOME Laura Pettersen, M.S. Executive Director, Scenic Rivers AHEC

LA CROSSE – Laura Pettersen, MS, became Scenic Rivers AHEC Center Director in September.

Laura most recently served the Family & Children’s Center (FCC) in Minnesota as the Director of Programs. At FCC, Laura supervised programs, managed volunteers, coordinated and directed camps, and developed programs for youth and families.

Laura received her Master of Science degree from Kansas State University in Family Studies with an emphasis in Youth Development. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University in Elementary Education.

“The wide array of programs and collaborations Scenic Rivers AHEC has in place make the position an exciting opportunity. SRAHEC has a strong history of engaging community partners and providing students hands on experiences. I look forward to continuing the great programs in place and developing new options to meet emerging needs.”