Meet your wellness team
Wellness Care Guide
Wellness Guide, Amber Chevalier, is a certified health and wellness coach through Well Coaches, ACSM. She has Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and a Masters in Sports Science from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Amber has been the volunteer coordinator for the Backpack Project in Brookings, SD–assisting children who may not have enough to eat at home by providing easy-to-prepare weekend meals and snacks. She has also been a home services aid and assistant coordinator of a home care program.
Nutrition Assistant, Allie Johnson, has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nutrition from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She has worked as a nutrition lab teaching assistant and a dietary assistant. She has come to help promote the NuVal® nutritional scoring system within the community and encourage wellness through diet. Allie likes to remind people that everything (even cookies) can be enjoyed and included in a healthy diet: everything in moderation.
Wellness Assistant, Erica Ochsner, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. She is also currently pursuing her Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota. She has worked as ReYou's wellness assistant since 2014, leading the ARC Wellness Program to learn about wellness and how they can improve their wellness through community resources. She has come to help with biometric screenings around the community and encourages everyone to know their numbers. Also, Erica encourages everyone to use their community resources to find wellness activities and screenings so that they can improve their overall wellness.