Here is what our members had to say about being involved in MN-DONA and attending the conferences!


The AL Nurse Leader of the Year Heather Hitchcock (left) and MN-DONA President Heather Nelson at the 2024 Spring Connection

A state association of DONS, ADONs, LALDs, and other nurse leaders working in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities in Minnesota.
Mission Statement: As Minnesota Nursing Administrators in long term care, it is our mission to promote leadership and excellence through education, networking, mentoring and advocacy for the benefit of our members and the people in the communities we serve.

The MN-DONA Fall Conference is at Breezy Point Resort, October 9-11, 2024, and registration will open in July. Members will receive a discounted rate.


District 5 Meeting

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Join us and receive benefits including: 

  • Professional Networking with peers in LTC and AL
  • Educational Event discounts (Fall Conference and Spring Connection)
  • Scholarship Opportunities

Active membership fee is $150 for 1 year or $275 for 2 years. Your membership year begins from the date we receive your registration and is renewable on that anniversary date through MN-DONA.

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Existing Members

 District 3 and Fall Conference Meeting with current & past members


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New Office/Mailing Address

Best Meetings c/o MN-DONA

7760 France Ave S, Fl 11
Bloomington, MN 55435

Jim Louis, Executive Director
Sarah Berkner, Event Coordinator

Telephone: 800-958-8875