Board of Directors


At its Annual Meeting June 21, 2022, the MRHA Board of Directors recognized outgoing welcomed three new Board members.

Executive Board

Buck McAlpin (Board President) – McAlpin Consulting, St. Paul

Kap Wilkes (Board Vice President) - Ely Behavioral Health Network, Ely

Sue Grafstrom (Board Immediate Past-President) – Roseau County, Roseau

Diane Thorson (Treasurer / Past President) – Retired – Public Health Director, Fergus Falls 

Board  *newly elected members

Zora Radosevich - MN Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (permanent Board seat) – St. Paul

Warren Larson – Retired - Health System Outreach, Bemidji

Jim Przybilla - Prime West Health, Alexandria

Dave Borgert – Retired – Community and Government Relations, St. Cloud

Denise Schneekloth - MN Rural Health Cooperative, Cottonwood

Marti Paulson - Project Turnabout, Granite Falls

Alyssa Meller – National Rural Health Resource Center, Duluth

Audrey Thayer - Bemidji City Council, Bemidji

Rick Ash - United Hospital District, Blue Earth

Kim McCoy - Stratis Health, Bloomington

*Jeanne Edevold Larson - Northern Dental Access Center, Bemidji

*Mark Dewey - Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls