Nanette Larson is the Director of Health Services for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. She has held this position for more than 17 years. In this capacity she is responsible for the care and well-being of more than 9800 incarcerated men, women and juveniles. She is responsible for overseeing the delivery of medical, dental, nursing and mental health care and sex offender and chemical dependency treatment. Previously, Ms. Larson held a number of senior management positions in other state agencies including the Minnesota Department of Health and the Office of Technology and was the Executive Director for the Minnesota Health Care Commission. Ms. Larson has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa and has completed the Black Belt Leadership program through the Joseph M. Juran Center for Leadership and Quality.