The MMH Foundation Board is made up of citizens from the communities we serve. These dedicated individuals give their time to oversee all Foundation activities, ensuring proper use of funds and maintaining local control at all times.

Balbo8477Maria Balbo

Maria Balbo currently works as an Early Child Special Education Coordinator of Southwest/West Central Education Cooperative in Willmar. Maria resides in rural Litchfield with her family. Maria is currently working on her doctorate at the University of Minnesota in Educational and Administration Program with focus for her dissertation research on autism. Most of her over thirty years experience has been in the area of Early Childhood Special Education.

Gabrielson8533David Gabrielson

David Gabrielson, resides in Litchfield. He worked in third party administration, pension and health care for many years. He served several terms on the Meeker Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, and as a Meeker County Commissioner Chair.

Hansen9680Christopher Hansen

Christopher Hansen was a retail business owner for twenty-eight years in the Dassel area. He currently resides on Lake Stella and has been a lifelong resident of the Darwin area. As a city of Darwin resident, he served as a city council representative and mayor. He has been active on a variety of community boards including Dassel Red Rooster Committee, Meeker County Economic Development Corporation; Dassel Cokato Performing Arts and St. John’s Church Board. He also served as one of the co-chairs for the Meeker Memorial Hospitals Invest in the Future Community Campaign.

Kormanik0014Ros Kormanik

Ros Kormanik and her husband own and operate the McDonald’s in Litchfield and Hutchinson and have lived in Litchfield since 1983. She started with McDonald’s in 1972 as a crew person in Dinkytown on the U of M campus. She worked in the Regional Office as a bookkeeper from 1973-1980, and they became owners of the Litchfield McDonald’s in 1983 and Hutchinson McDonald’s in 1988. She is Vice President of the Litchfield Lioness Club, a member of the NuTelcom Advisory Board, on the Care Mobile (40 ft. Mobile Dental Unit) Advisory Board and Marketing Team, and on the Litchfield Chamber Promotion Committee. Currently Ros is a member of Meeker Memorial Hospital “Invest in the Future” Capital Campaign Executive Committee.

Ras-webKyle Rasmussen, MBA, CEO Meeker Memorial Hospital

Kyle holds a Bachelors of Arts from Concordia College in Hospital Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. He has over 30 plus years of experience leading hospitals and clinics, both as independent organizations or connected through health systems including the Mayo Health System and Aurora Health System in Sheboygen,WI. He serves in the community and is a supporter through Kiwanis, Litchfield Golf Club and the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce. His hospital and clinic experience is helping Meeker Memorial to build a stronger health care setting to provide a quality patient experience.

Marc D. Vaillancourt, CFRE

Marc Vaillancourt serves as the Executive Director of Meeker Memorial Hospital Foundation. He is an ex-officio member of the Board with no voting rights.