Stacy Hammer, of Redwood Falls, has been named to the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1.

Stacy Hammer of Redwood Falls is currently employed with the Lower Sioux Indian Community and serves as the Director of Community Health. She has been taking the lead in guiding the community through the COIVD-19 pandemic. Hammer is also the Title VI Director and a Registered Dietitian. The Minnesota State University Mankato graduate has been awarded the 2019 Indian Health Services Area Directors Outstanding Tribal Health Employee Award and has been featured in the magazine Circle in an article called “Lower Sioux Healthy Meals – a model.”

“Stacy brings experience with the Older Americans Act (OAA) in working with the Title VI program. I look forward to working with her on how we can bridge services in Title III and Title VI programs under the OAA.”  stated Jason W. Swanson, Executive Director of MNRAA.

The MNRAAA Board of Directors, which feature professionals from the twenty-seven-county area, ranging from a retired hospital administrator to a registered nurse, is a volunteer governing board.