The fit Team | Sanford Fit

The fit Team

Team member Amy Baete - Sanford fit

Amy Baete, MBA

Program Director

BA, Northern State University
MBA, University of Sioux Falls

"I believe in the importance of early health and wellness education for all kids.  The most important part of what we do here is empowering children to dream big, set goals, and live healthy lives.”

Team member Donna Hardie - Sanford fit

Donna Hardie, EdS

Lead Program Development Specialist

Black Hills State University
MA, EdS, University of South Dakota 

“Families, educators, and community members can inspire a better tomorrow by helping kids make healthy choices today.”

Team member Shelby Braun - Sanford fit

Shelby Braun, MPH

Program Development Specialist
BS, Northern State University
MPH, University of Nebraska Medical Center

"I am passionate about empowering all to live healthy lifestyles through equitable resources, education, and outreach.”

Team Member- Brittney Nathan Sanford Fit

Brittney Nathan, CCLS

Program Development Specialist
BS, South Dakota State University
CCLS, Association of Child Life Professionals

"I believe all children deserve to feel fit. My goal is to empower and educate kids, from all walks of life, on the importance of investing in their health and well-being.”

Team member Shelby Huber - Sanford fit

Shelby Huber

Senior Graphic Designer

BS, University of South Dakota

"My goal is to make learning fun. I strive to deliver meaningful health information in a fun, creative way.”

Tabitha Merkle

Communications Specialist

BA, Augustana University

"I believe in developing good relationships with personal wellness, in every aspect. It’s my goal to encourage those relationships by delivering fact-based content that’s fun and easy to consume for our audiences."


Katrina Anderson

Family Life Educator and Certified Children's Yoga Instructor

BS, South Dakota State University

"I believe that every child deserves the opportunity to grow up  healthy. Children have strong bodies that can do extraordinary things. I want to teach and help children to grow up with an attitude of wellness through simple, fun, and creative ways."