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Bialke Named Executive Director of Minnesota Nurses Association
Date:8/27/2008

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a nationwide search, James Bialke has been appointed Executive Director of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA). In assuming his duties on September 11, 2008, he will lead a strong and growing membership representing 20,000 of the state's registered nurses.

Mr. Bialke returns to the Association after serving eight years with the Service Employees International Union; the last two and one half years as Assistant to President Julie K. Schnell at SEIU Healthcare Minnesota (Local 113). During his prior tenure at MNA as Director of Labor Relations Programs, Mr. Bialke forged a legacy of helping nurses expand their influence in the workplace and positioning MNA as a leader in the formation of the United American Nurses.

Mr. Bialke earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota, and his Masters in Industrial Relations from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Association and serves as the labor co-chair of the Health Care Industry Council.

"James has an immediate understanding of the challenges facing nurses and health care delivery," said MNA President, Linda Slattengren, RN. "We are confident he is ready to do the work necessary for MNA to succeed, and to meet the expectations of our members and the community."

Mr. Bialke is eager to support and implement plans set in place by MNA members to make sure the voices of patients and frontline nurses are heard. "I am inspired by the courage and strength shown by nurses everyday. I want to see the Minnesota Nurses Association continue to play a critical role in shaping the agenda for nurses, for labor unions, for health care and for our communities. As we can find new ways to engage our 20,000 members and unleash their creativity, Minnesota Nurses Association will expand its leadership role and create power for its members," he said.

Uniting nurses in vision and voice since 1905. With 20,000 members, MNA is the leading organization for registered nurses in the Midwest and is among the oldest and largest representatives of RNs for collective bargaining in the nation. MNA is a multi-purpose union that fosters high standards for nursing education and practice, and works to advance the profession through legislative activity. MNA is affiliated with the United American Nurses and the Minnesota AFL-CIO and is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association.


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