Dawn_gardeningDAWN DINGELDEIN

Role/Title: Outreach Health Coordinator (OHC)

Dawn is one of our Outreach Health Coordinators and has been with the Rural Health Initiative just shy of 10 years. She has numerous years of experience in health care and is a Registered Nurse (RN). Her personality is very easy-going and laid back. She enjoys gardening, spending time with her family, and she has an ability to jump into conversation with almost anyone she meets.

 Born and raised in Belle Plaine, Wisconsin, she is very connected with the local farmers and community members through the Rural Health Initiative, Shawano High School, and church.

We asked Dawn some pretty random questions, and here’s what she had to say.


When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Meteorologist

What hidden talent/ability do you have that would surprise people?
I can wire lights/electrical outlets. My uncle in-law taught me how.

What is your favorite American city you have visited?
Kahului, Hawaii

What are your top three favorite movies of all time?
Grumpy Old Men, Finding Nemo, and Meet the Parents

With what famous celebrity/historical person do you share your birthday with?
Pope Francis

If someone gave you a goldfish as a pet, what would you name it?
Tiger