Main Clinic - Fargo/Moorhead

Denise Cota, RN, Director of Client Services

Denise Cota graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Mary in Bismarck. Her experience includes maternal and fetal medicine working at St. Alexius in Bismarck before relocating to Fargo.


 Jill Metzger RN, Nurse 

 Mary Kay Schott RN, Nurse

Deb Roesler RN, Client Educator and Nurse

Deb Roesler is a registered nurse and has experience in OB/GYN, Intensive Care Nursery and Pediatric Home Health Care.  Deb is working as the Earn While You Learn Coordinator/Client Educator at FirstChoice.


Lora Miller, Office Manager

Lora Miller joined FirstChoice in 2006 and is the Office Manager for FirstChoice Clinic. She has an Associates Degree as a Medical Administrative Assistant in 2000.



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Mona Franck, Outreach Coordinator

Mona Franck joined the FirstChoice Clinic team in the spring of 2012. Her past experience includes 25 years in the business world and experience working with customers, clients and vendors, along with advertising experience.



    Suellen Dusek, Receptionist 

 Mary Lehn, Receptionist 


Lake Region – Devils Lake

Luanne Krein, Administrative Assistant

Luanne Krein has been the Administrative Assistant  at FirstChoice Clinic-Lake Region, since it opened in 2008.


Pam Kenner LPN, Client Nurse

Pam Kenner, is a client nurse at our Lake Region site where she worked previously as a nurse. She lives in the Devils Lake area on a farm with her husband.



Meg Nelson RN, Nurse Manager

Meg Nelson is a RN with 18 years experience in OR and Endoscopy.  She joined FirstChoice in January of 2013 as Nurse Manager.





West – Bismarck/Mandan

Wendy Schmidt RN, Center Director

Wendy Schmidt joined the FirstChoice Clinic West team in 2012 and is a graduate of University of Mary with a degree in nursing and theology.  She has experience working as a labor and delivery nurse in Fargo, Wichita, St. Paul and most recently Bismarck.



Danette Heinle RN, Nurse Manager

Danette Heinle is a Nurse Manager here at FirstChoice Clinic in Bismarck. She joined the team in 2013. She has 7 years of experience working in the OB/GYN area as a nurse. 


Katie Vidmar MTS, Development Officer

Katie Vidmar holds a B.S. in Liberal Arts from the University of North Dakota and a M.T.S. in Biotechnology and Ethics from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family.  She brings her experience in higher education and administration to FirstChoice where she serves as Outreach Coordinator promoting the mission of FirstChoice Clinic in western North Dakota.


    Jennifer Trout, Office Manager/Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer Trout is a graduate of the University of Mary with a B.A. in Theology and Catholic Studies. She brings over 5 years of experience in a variety of ministries to FirstChoice Clinic, where she has been Office Manager/Outreach Coordinator since 2014.

Tara   Tara Pearson RN, Nurse

Tara Pearson Joined FirstChoice Clinic in 2013 as a staff nurse. Her most recent nursing experience comes from being a nurse on the St. Alexius Psychiatric Unit. 

Maggie  Maggie Norrell RN, Nurse
Maggie Norrell joined FirstChoice Clinic in 2014. She has experience as a public health nurse, adn currently is a staff nurse at FirstChoice Clinic in Bismarck. 


Contact FirstChoice Clinic

701-237-6530 or Toll Free 1-888-237-6530 
FirstChoice Clinic · 1351 Page Dr., Suite 205 · Fargo, ND 58103