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Phil Norrgard

Phil Norrgard, Chair

Director of Human Services, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Retired

Representing individual consumers eligible for public health care program coverage. Term ends 2021.

Since 1980, Mr. Norrgard has served as the director of human services on the Fond du Lac Reservation, where he performs many of the same tasks as a county health and human services administrator. In addition, he administers, purchases and contracts for a wide range of medical, dental, pharmacy, chemical dependency, behavioral health, chiropractic and in-home health care services for the Band. Mr. Norrgard served as a founding member on the Fond du Lac Insurance Board of Directors and helped establish Fond du Lac’s self-insurance medical plan. He has served on numerous boards for community organizations and was a founding member of the Minnesota Indian Mental Health Advisory Council and the Minnesota Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council. Since its inception in 2004, Mr. Norrgard has served as the Bemidji area delegate alternate to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Tribal Technical Advisory Group.

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