Board Members

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Charlie Mandile, Chair

Appointed: 2014. Currently serving his second 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 second 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

Patricia Christianson

Appointed in 2017.  Currently serving a partial term.
Committee Assignments: Budget & Finance Committee and Quality Assurance

Lynn Clayton

Appointed in 2017.  Serving first full term.
Education:  University of Minnesota, MHA, Minnesota State University - Moorhead, B.A.
Professional Background: CEO of smaller to mid-sized hospitals/clinics,  Vice President for a hospital system in South Dakota, Senior VP and interim CEO of a children’s long-term rehab hospital in South Dakota and Director of the Section for Multi-Hospital Systems at the American Hospital Association in Chicago.  
Committee Assignments: Budget & Finance Committee and Community Relations 

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 & Finance, Governance &  Planning

David Koenig

Appointed in 2017.  Currently serving partial term. 
Education:  Northwestern University, M.A. Economics; Miami University B.A. Economics, Mathematics
Professional Background: Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, Risk Management, Investment Management

CC Linstroth

Appointed: Sept., 2013. Currently serving her second full term.
Education: Purdue University, BA, Elementary Education and Child Development; Minnesota State University, MA, Experiential Education:   Hamline University, Reading Specialist
Professional Background: Public Education
Committee Assignment:  Community Relations  and Governance & Planning

Michelle Muench, MD

Appointed: February, 2010. Currently serving her  third full 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