Members of Fairview’s Board of Directors come from a variety of professional backgrounds—including medicine, business, theology, government and academia.
Their expertise supports our commitment to improving the health of the communities we serve. The board—whose members are unpaid—takes pride in serving Fairview.
David Murphy (Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
Ann Hengel (Vice Chair)
Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Bremer Financial Services, Inc.
Joanell Dyrstad (Secretary)
Former Lieutenant Governor, State of Minnesota
Levi Downs, Jr., MD
Chief Medical Officer, University of Minnesota Physicians
President, Michael Fay Insurance Agency
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Land O'Lakes
Brooks Jackson, MD
Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School, University of Minnesota
Community Relations Director, Dakota Electric Association
Carol Ley, MD
Director of Occupational Medicine, 3M
Ann Lowry, MD
Colon Rectal Surgery Associates, LTD
Superintendent, Forest Lake Area Schools
Chief Executive Officer and President, Jostens
Rev. Christopher Nelson
Senior Pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Kevin Nelson, MD
Richfield Medical Group
Partner, Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.
Mark Paller, MD
Executive Vice Dean, University of Minnesota Medical School
Rulon F. Stacey, PhD, FACHE
Fairview President and CEO
Betsy L. Wergin
Minnesota Public Utilities Commissioner