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Board of trustees

John Erickson, Chair

Former President & CEO Otter Tail Corporation

Carrie Brimhall, Secretary, Vice Chair

Chief Academic Officer, M State

Stephen Rufer, Past Chair

Attorney & Senior Partner, Pemberton Law Firm

Laurel Nelson, Treasurer

Co-owner, Nelson Auto Center

Crystal Adams

COO, Thunder Seed Inc.

David Bjork, MD

Internist, LRH

Dave Bickett

CEO, Park Region Telephone

Deb Ferguson

Guardian ad litem, 7th Judicial District

Dick Lambert

Retired, Banking

James Matter, MD

Radiologist, LRH

Jerry Ness

Superintendent, Fergus Falls School Dist.

Matthew Mouser, MD

Internist, LRH

Gary Spies

Owner, Service Food

Gene Wenstrom

Business owner


Kyle Richards


Lucia Anderson

Sr. VP Operations/COO, CNO

Brett Longtin

Chief Financial Officer

Luke Draxten

VP, Administration

Kent Mattson

Chief Legal Officer/Chief Strategy Officer

Wade Jyrkas

Chief Information Officer

Katie Johnson

VP, Marketing & Communications