Minnesota Hospital Association


Board of directors

The Minnesota Hospital Association is governed by a board of directors representing hospital and health system leaders from across the state. The board establishes and implements policies and decisions to advance the delivery of health care and health care policy in Minnesota and on the national level.



Sara Criger
SVP, Allina Health Operations and President, Mercy and United Hospitals
United Hospital


Steven Underdahl
President & CEO
Northfield Hospital & Clinics


James Hereford
President and Chief Executive Officer
M Health Fairview


Rahul Koranne, MBA, MD, FACP
President and CEO
Minnesota Hospital Association

Standing Directors

J. Kevin Croston, M.D., FACS
Chief Executive Officer/Interim CEO North Memorial Health Hospital
North Memorial Health
Jennifer DeCubellis, LPC
Chief Executive Officer
Hennepin Healthcare
Marc Gorelick, M.D., MSCE
President & CEO
Children's Minnesota
David Herman, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Essentia Health
Kenneth Holmen, M.D.
President & CEO
Ann Madden Rice
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Megan Remark, MHA, MBA CHIE
Regions Hospital

At-Large Directors

Tammy Loosbrock, FACHE, DPT
Senior Director
Sanford Luverne Medical Center
Michael Phelps
President & Chief Executive Officer
Ridgeview Medical Center

AHA Regional Policy Board 6 Member

Dan Olson, FACHE
Executive Director, Sanford Health Network
Sanford Bemidji Medical Center

Physician Leader Director

Peter Henry, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center

Regional Directors

Region 1-NW
Carrie Michalski
President & CEO
RiverView Health
Region 2-NE
Greg Ruberg, FACHE
Lake View Hospital
Region 3-Central
Bill Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
Mille Lacs Health System
Region 3-Twin Cities Metro
Barbara Walczyk Joers
President & CEO
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Region 5-SW
Nathan Blad, MBA
HealthPartners Olivia Hospital & Clinic
Region 6-SE
Rachelle Schultz, Ed.D.
President & CEO
Winona Health Services

Trustee Directors

Mary Theurer
District Board Chair
Lakewood Health System
Gene Wenstrom
Board of Directors
Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services