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Our Board of Directors

HealthFinders Collaborative’s board meets monthly and is responsible for the strategic and financial oversight of HealthFinders, as well as the support of fundraising and communications. A board member’s commitment is a term of two years and is renewable. HealthFinders strives to build an engaged board that represents the diverse communities throughout Rice and Steele Counties.


If you would like to nominate a new board member, please email

To contact the Board Chair, email

Tim Gallagher,
Board Chair

Joined FY 2022

Ben Cass, "At Large"

Joined FY 2011

Dr. Narren Brown

Joined FY 2023

Royal Ross

Joined FY 2020

Candy Taylor

Joined FY 2024

Dawn Tommerdahl,

Joined FY 2019

Dr. Jerry Appeldoorn

Joined FY 2015

Lynette Dickson

Joined FY 2021

Dr. Michael Wilcox

Joined FY 2015

Jerry Ehn,

Joined FY 2015

Mark Brown

Joined FY 2017

Cheryl Marek

Joined FY 2022

Mustafa Abdille

Joined FY 2023

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