Hospital Board

Members of the 2023 Northfield Hospital Board

Meeting day, time and location

Last Thursday of each month
5:00 p.m.

Northfield Hospital
2000 North Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057

Board minutes

Board meeting minutes for a given month are available after they have been approved at the following month’s meeting. You may download minutes (PDF format) once they have been posted.

View and download board minutes


NameTitleTerm expiration
Sarah CarlsenChairDecember 31, 2024
Richard EstensonMemberDecember 31, 2025
Michael HemesathVice-ChairDecember 31, 2023
Katie LaneMemberDecember 31, 2025
Robert MorrisonMemberDecember 31, 2023
Crystal MulvihillMemberDecember 31, 2025
Rhonda PownellMember - CouncilDecember 31, 2024
Jami ReisterMember - CouncilDecember 31, 2024
Fred RogersMemberDecember 31, 2023


The City of Northfield Hospital Board oversees the administration, operation and maintenance of all hospitals, convalescent homes, nursing homes or other medical facilities, nor or hereafter owned and operated by the City of Northfield. The board may make such rules, regulations and by-laws concerning the same entities as it may deem for the best interests of such facilities.

The board consists of seven, eight or nine members as determined by City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. The maximum number of consecutive terms is three. Members are eligible for reappointment after one year off the board. Members do not receive monetary compensation.

Special meetings are occasionally called.

For transaction of business at any meeting, a majority of members constitute a quorum. It is desired that members make every attempt to be present at all meetings.

Membership requirements

The mayor recommends applications to the City Council based on their interest in maintaining good medical and health services and facilities in the Northfield area, along with willingness to serve and background.