Executive Committee (SCHSAC) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

SCHSAC Executive Committee

The SCHSAC Executive Committee:

  • Assists MDH in preparing issues for discussion by SCHSAC and conducts interim SCHSAC business
  • Assists SCHSAC in managing its business efficiently
  • Under special circumstances, acts in the name of SCHSAC (subject to formal approval by SCHSAC at its next meeting
  • Prepares the annual SCHSAC work plan
  • Examines ways to increase the capacity of SCHSAC

The Executive Committee briefly meets prior to the full SCHSAC meetings to make final changes to the agenda and to discuss related issues. Additional meetings are scheduled throughout the year, as needed.

The SCHSAC Executive Committee consists of representatives from each SCHSAC region. Each region also has an alternate to the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee meets five to eight times per year.

Minnesota map with SCHSAC regions


Executive Committee Leadership

Chair: Commissioner Harlan Madsen, Kandiyohi-Renville
Past Chair: Commissioner Doug Huebsch, Partnership4Health
Chair-Elect: Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden, Olmsted

Executive Committee Regional Members

Lester Kachinske, Aitkin-Itasca-Koochiching
Alternate: Commissioner Beth Olson, Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis

Commissioner Joan Lee, Polk-Norman-Mahnomen
Alternate: Commissioner Richard Anderson, Beltrami

West Central
Gordy Wagner, Horizon
Alternate: Ann Stehn, Horizon

Commissioner Genny Reynolds, Mille Lacs County
Alternate: Commissioner Steve Notch, Stearns

Rose Jost, Richfield
Alternate: Alison Pence, Edina

Commissioner Paul Drotos, Goodhue
Alternate: Commissioner Marcia Ward, Winona

South Central
Commissioner Bobbie Harder, Meeker-McLeod-Sibley
Alternate: Sarah Berry, Le Sueur-Waseca

Commissioner David Lieser, Countryside
Alternate: Kelsey Andrews, Des Moines Valley