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Hanish named president of RRV Hospice board

Kathy Hanish, RN, MS, Executive Partner, MeritCare Roger Maris Cancer Center has been appointed president of the board of directors for Hospice of the Red River Valley for 2008-2009.

Other officers include vice president Clayton Jensen, MD, Detroit Lakes and secretary-treasurer Julie Barner, Fargo, N.D.

Russell Tweiten of Fargo precedes Hanish as board president.

Other board members include Gary Bakke, James Ferragut, James Jensen, Nancy Korth, Kay Larson, Bruce Pitts, Tim Richard, Jerry Schutz and Dave Selland.

Hospice of the Red River Valley is a not-for-profit, Medicare and Medicaid certified hospice providing medical, emotional, and spiritual care to patients and families experiencing a terminal illness.