Hospital Board

Hospital Board 2020


Last Thursday of each month

Northfield Hospital
2000 North Ave
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

Important documents

City Code about city hospitals


Title Term expiration Phone number
Sarah Carlsen Member December 31, 2021 507-301-1129 
Lynn Clayton Member December 31, 2022 605-366-6325
CC Linstroth  Member December 31, 2022 952-818-0180
Charlie Mandile  Member December 31, 2022 612-802-9158
Steve O'Neill Chair December 31, 2020 507-663-6108 
Jessica Peterson White Member December 31, 2021 612-366-8311
Fred Rogers Member December 31, 2023 507-645-6877
Pete Sandberg Member December 31, 2020 612-801-4035
Robert Shepley Member December 31, 2021 507-649-1348


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.

2019 accomplishments 

  • Clinic practices continue to grow 
    • Planned and approved a 4150 sq/ft addition 
    • Begun construction and expected to be complete by October 2020
  • OB practice, specifically deliveries, continues to be a core component of the medical center
    • Designed and approved an 8,950 sq/ft addition, plus 7,640 sq/ft shelled space
    • Begun construction and expected to be complete by April 2021
  • Our strategic partner, Benedictine Health System, Living Community of Northfield completed their senior living project
  • Celebrated with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new, larger location for the Faribault orthopedic and ENT clinic 
  • Established the Northfield Hospital Foundation

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.


  1. Apply for a board, commission, or task force

    Applications are also available at:

    City Hall
    801 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057

    Northfield Public Library
    210 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057