MNsure board member who has demonstrated expertise, leadership and innovation in the areas of health administration, health care finance, health plan purchasing and health care delivery systems. Term ends 2021.
Mr. Benner is a consultant on health care, labor relations and public policy. Before consulting, he worked for many years with AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees). Benner is the former executive director of AFSCME Council 6, where he was the lead negotiator with the State of Minnesota in designing the insurance benefits for state employees and their families. He also sat on many boards and commissions relating to health care including: Minnesota Health Care Access Commission, Minnesota Health Care Commission, Minnesota Citizen's Forum on Health Care Costs, Governor's Health Care Transformation Task Force, Governor's Health Care Reform Task Force, Minnesota Community Measurement, and the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement.