Board Members

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James Schlichting, Chair

Appointed: June, 2006. Currently serving his  third full term.
Education: St. Olaf College, B.A., Rutgers University Law School
Professional Background: Attorney, Mediator
Committee Assignments: Governance & Planning,  Budget  & Finance.

Charlie Mandile, Vice Chair

Appointed: 2014. Currently serving his first full term.
Education:  Carleton College B.A.,  University of Minnesota MPH
Professional Background: Healthcare administration; Non-profit administration; community health.
Committee Assignment: Quality Assurance, Governance & Planning

Charles Kyte, Treasurer

Appointed:  May 2012. Currently serving his first full term.
Education: University of Minnesota Duluth, B.A.,  Mankato State University, Specialist Degree; St. Cloud State University, M.A.;  University of Minnesota Ph.D., Education Administration and Policy
Professional Background: Public Education, Public Education Administration
Committee Assignments: Budget & Finance, Governance & Planning.

Virginia Kaczmarek

Appointed: January 2015. Serving first full term.
Education: St. Cloud State University B.A. in Economics, Kansas University MA in Economics
Professional Background: Nonprofit Executive, Community Health
Committee Assignment: Budget and Finance, Governance and Planning

CC LInstroth

Appointed: Sept., 2013. Currently serving her first full term.
Education: Purdue University, B. A., Elementary Education and Child Development; Minnesota State University, M. A., Experiential Education:   Hamline University, Reading Specialist
Professional Background: Public Education
Committee Assignment:  Community Relations,  Quality Assurance

Michelle Muench, MD

Appointed: February, 2010. Currently serving her  second term.
Education: Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A. and University of Minnesota Medical School, MD
Professional Background: Ophthalmologist
Committee Assignment: Quality Assurance.

Steve O’Neill

Appointed: January 2011. Currently serving his second full term.
Education: St. Olaf College, B.A., University of St. Thomas, M.A.
Professional Background: Psychologist
Committee Assignment:  Community Relations, Quality Assurance.

Bob Murray

Appointed: January 2016, Currently serving his first full term.
Education: University of Minnesota, B.S.
Professional Background: Sales and  Marketing - Legal and Healthcare; Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Business Development
Commitee Assignments: Community Relations