Governance BOD

Northern Lights Clubhouse is a program of Well Being Development.

Well Being Development is a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization incorporated in the State of Minnesota in June 2010.

Well Being Development is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, the members of which are drawn from a diverse cross-section of the community. Clubhouse members and staff carry out the day-to-day management of Northern Lights Clubhouse. Additional support is also provided by dedicated volunteers. 


2018 Board of Directors


  • David Wigdahl, Chair
  • Peggy York-Jesme, Vice Chair
  • Laurie Hall, Treasurer
  • Meg Heiman, Secretary


  • Ryan Anderson
  • Heather Fitzgerald
  • Sarah Hanson
  • Corie McKibbon


  • Maria Paschke, Executive Director
  • Robyn Bertelsen, Program Director
  • Kate Willis, Care Coordinator

Contact Us

Contact Info
P.O. Box 714 Ely, Minnesota 55731
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Phone: 218-235-9539
Fax: 218-365-7843
Visit Us
715 S. Central Avenue
Ely, Minnesota 55731
(St. Mary's Episcopal Church)
Hours of Operation:
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 3:00pm
See Calendar for details and for other planned Clubhouse socials and activities.
Coffee Club - Tuesdays at 8:30am. Call for location.
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