Southeast MN (LPC)

Who We Are?

We are a subset of ACHE-MN with a mission of fostering relationships, education, and collaboration between healthcare leaders across the region. The ACHE Local Program Council in Southeast Minnesota exists to further your leadership, your educational needs, and career aspirations. We are a local connection for healthcare professionals in all areas; academic medicine, biotechnology, payers, suppliers, critical access hospitals, and more.

Seasoned leaders

Seasoned leaders find a myriad of ways to deepen connections with colleagues and contribute as mentors, speakers, and program facilitators.


Mid-careerists appreciate educational and networking opportunities which enable them to stay on the cutting edge of trends and best practice.

Early careerists

Early careerists benefit from educational and leadership opportunities which differentiate them as emerging leaders.


Physicians find opportunities to explore healthcare leadership from a different vantage point while potentially adding to their professional credentials as a Fellow of the College.

Pre-professional administration and health students

Pre-professional administration and health students explore and deepen their interests in the field through networking and education events.
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About the SE Minnesota Local Program Council



Kathryn W. Zavaleta, FACHE

Immediate Past President

Todd Solberg

Event Coordination

Brynn Howard, Cydni Smith, and Matt Beetcher

Strategic Direction

Brian Washburn, John Osborn, Cydni Smith

Academic Program Liaisons

Shanna Decker, Matt Beetcher, Holly Bunn

MN Education Sub-committee representative

Cydni Smith
Formed in the fall of 2010 as part of the ACHE Minnesota Chapter our region includes healthcare leaders in thirteen counties:



























ACHE-MN members in our region holding the credential of Fellow (FACHE) include:

Kenneth Ackerman
Thomas Borowski
Mark Brown
Natalie Caine
David Distel
James Francis
Toby Freier
Erich Heneke
Patricia Kersey
Beth Krehbiel
Virginia Larson
Alison Larson
Michael Mahrer
Rod Nordeng
Stephen Pribyl
George Rohrich
Scott Thoreson
Lorraine Uthke
Stephen Waldhoff
Robert Warda
Timothy Weir
Kathryn Zavaleta

Life ACHE Fellows from our region include:

Jerome Crest
Generose Gervais
James Henderson
Robert Joyce
Robert Polk
Howard Winholtz