Governing Board

Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron is a physician-led integrated health care system. Our board of directors is composed of community members, physicians from Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron, and Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire executives and physicians. The board of directors sets the mission, vision and core goals, sets policy and directs the management to implement policies. The board of directors include:

  • Alex Beuning, M.D., board president and medical director of emergency departments in Barron, Bloomer and Osseo
  • Bud Cadman, retired veterinarian
  • Susanne Degen, vice president of operations
  • Leonard Ezenagu, M.D., obstetrician/gynecologist
  • Jennifer Horstman, executive secretary, Barron Electric Cooperative
  • Hugh Mommsen, owner/operator, Mommsen’s Farm Market
  • Richard Nagler, M.D., internal medicine physician and chief of staff
  • Donald Peterson, board vice president and veterinarian at Barron Veterinary Clinic
  • Cheryl Razim, board treasurer and operations supervisor at Sterling Bank
  • Peter Reisner, M.D., family medicine physician
  • Pam White, board secretary and chief nursing officer

The board is charged with providing input and guidance to Mayo Clinic Health System facilities in Barron, Cameron, Chetek and Rice Lake. Board members may serve up to 10-year appointments.