Minnesota Hospital Association


Trustee Council

The MHA Trustee Council is charged with developing and promoting state and regional programs, major conferences and resources for trustees of member organizations and systems. The committee identifies mechanisms for facilitating trustee networking, trustee leadership and political advocacy roles with MHA and the American Hospital Association.

MHA Trustee Council members:

  • Chair: Mary Theurer, district board chair, Lakewood Health System, Staples
  • Karen Ahmann, trustee chair, Mahnomen Health Center
  • Larry Anderson, trustee, United Hospital District, Blue Earth
  • Richard H. Berge, Ph.D., trustee chair, District One Hospital, Faribault
  • Liz Dahl, M.D., board chair, Cook Hospital and Care Center
  • Luke Johnson, trustee, Pipestone County Medical Center
  • Mitchell Kilian, trustee chair, Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia 
  • Norma Krumwiede, trustee, Madelia Community Hospital
  • Jerry Kunza, trustee, Perham Health
  • Kay Olson, board chair, North Shore Health, Grand Marais
  • Robert Prentiss, Jr., trustee, North Memorial Health, Robbinsdale
  • John Warren, vice chair & board member, CHI St. Joseph's Health, Park Rapids
  • Gene Wenstrom, trustee chair, Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls