Our Staff

Kindness. Compassion. Experience.

Our staff is comprised of skilled, experienced people who care deeply about carrying out the important mission of Our Lady of Peace. We work together to keep our organization running smoothly and providing the best possible care to our patients and their loved ones.

Joe Stanislav

Joe Stanislav

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President & CEO

Joe’s tenure with Our Lady of Peace has seen much change, from the development of the first long-term care-based hospice in Minnesota to the transformation of St. Mary’s Home to an all private room nursing facility. His unwavering dedication to our organization ensures our important mission can continue.

Michael Pinchback

Dr. Michael Pinchback

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Director of Medicine

Michael Pinchback MD is the Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Our Lady of Peace Residential and Community Hospice.  He joined in 2016.  Originally graduating from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, he finished his residency at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board.

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

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Director of Nursing

Matthew has devoted over 30 years to caring for patients at Our Lady of Peace. He received his RN degree from the University of Minnesota. His knowledge and compassion are invaluable to those we serve.

Nancy Larson

Nancy Larson

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Director of Community Hospice & Home Care

Nancy has worked in the field of hospice and home care for over 18 years in California, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. She received her BSN from UW Oshkosh. She has been with Our Lady of Peace since 2007 and enjoys working as a team with other disciplines across hospice care.

Lisa Sweeney

Lisa Sweeney

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Director of Development

From her background in elementary education to her experience with Alzheimer’s patients at the Marian Center in St. Paul, Lisa brings an unparalleled passion for helping those in need to Our Lady of Peace.

Paula Fischer

Paula Fischer

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Director, Highland Block Nurse Program

Paula Fischer has been the Director of Highland Block Nurse Program since 1992.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Certificate of Pastoral Ministry.

She feels blessed to work with elders and their caregivers, providing services to help them remain in the homes and neighborhood they love and being part of Our Lady of Peace’s mission of quality care to the community.


OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Each of our board members brings a diverse collection of personal and professional experiences as caregivers to their role with Our Lady of Peace. Their guidance has been invaluable in creating the organization we are today, as well as providing a vision for what we might be in the future.

OFFICERS

Jim Miller | Chair
Kim Webster | Vice-Chair
Angie Swetland | Secretary
Mark Meyer | Treasurer
Joe Stanislav | President & CEO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera
Douglas J. Bruce
Dennis Flaherty
Fr. John Malone
Stephen E. Otto
Deborah Paone
Carrie Treptow
Laura Zdychnec
John Zobel