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CCDOR Administrative Core

Administrative Officer: Nancy Rettmann, MS; 612.467.2781

Nancy has worked in CCDOR for 14 years and started as a research coordinator. She transitioned to administrative work, first with the Polytrauma and Blast-Related Injuries QUERI and now with the CCDOR Administrative Team.


Special Assistant: Jill Mahal-Lichty; 612.467.1979

Jill is going on her 12th year in CCDOR as a Special Assistant. Prior to working at the VA, she worked for Northwest Airlines for 19 years and is a 21-year MN Army National Guard Veteran.


Program Support Assistant: Jennie Zhu, MA; 612.467.4920

Before coming to CCDOR, Jennie graduated with her master’s degree from West Virginia University in 2016 and worked at U.S. Geological Survey in Washington DC as a project coordinator.