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 Retired Chief Executive Officer, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
Ann Hengel (Vice Chair)
Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Bremer Financial Corporation
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
Vice President and Corporate Medical Director, 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
Rich Thompson, MD
SuburbanRadiologic Consultants, Ltd.
Partner, Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.
Mark Paller, MD
Executive Vice Dean, University of Minnesota Medical School
Betsy L. Wergin
Former Minnesota Public Utilities Commissioner