Meet the Team

Live54218 Team

Natalie Bomstad, Executive Director

Natalie earned a degree in Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI and completed her Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Administration and Policy from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. She brings experience in health systems, health policy, and has a strong interest in advancing population health approaches to improve the overall health and well-being of communities. She is responsible for the overall management and administration of Live54218, developing efficient and effective systems, policies, and environments that affect population health and increase the reach and impact of Live54218. She enjoys staying active and traveling with her husband, Andrew. They have a human-like dog named Charlie who enjoys long runs and playing catch.

Beth Heller, Community Initiatives Lead

Beth comes to Live54218 with a Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. For the last 15 years, Beth has worked in the field of integrative health, focusing on infertility and pregnancy, and collaborating with the medical community to make nutrition, exercise and stress management education part of the standard of care for women's health. As the Community Initiatives Lead, Beth will focus on building partnerships across multiple disciplines within the Healthy Food System space with the aim of executing action plans for Live54218 grants and programming. A yoga teacher for almost 20 years, Beth's personal passions include teaching mindfulness to elementary school kids and trying to live in the present moment. Beth's family recently relocated from Chicago to Green Bay and are enjoying the green space and the welcoming community.

Mario Gonzalez, Community Engagement Lead

Mario Gonzalez earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before coming to the Green Bay area, he worked as a play-by-play announcer, media adviser, and news/sports reporter, which took him to Alaska, Indiana and Wisconsin. As the Community Engagement Lead, Mario is responsible for marketing, communications, media relations, social media and volunteer coordination for Live54218. His time in the news industry has given him skills and experiences that can help promote the organization's mission of making Greater Green Bay the healthiest place to live. Mario is a Chicago native and passionate fan of the city's sports teams. He likes to keep active in his free time by playing golf, softball, and is always looking for an excuse to bring out his baseball glove.

Leadership Team

Aaron Popkey, Green Bay Packers

Amber Paluch, Co-Chair, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Brian Danzinger, Greater Green Bay Area YMCA

Carla Buboltz, Wrightstown Community School District

Chrystal Woller, St Norbert College

David Bishop, UnitedHealthcare

Eric Vanden Heuvel, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Green Bay

Gail McNutt, Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes

Jacob Bauman, Schreiber Foods

Jayme Sellen, Greater Green Bay Chamber

Jessica Schultz, Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Kelly McBride-Moore, Bellin Health

Kim Allen, Humana

Lori Lutey, Schneider - Retired

Paul Linzmeyer, Community Advocate

Regan A.R. Gurung, Ph.D., Co-Chair UW-Green Bay

Sarah Inman, Brown County United Way

Tom Bayer, Hospital Sisters Health System