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Polk Norman Mahnomen Community Health Services


The Polk-Norman-Mahnomen Community Health Services (PNM CHS) comprised of Polk County Public Health (PCPH) and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health (NMPH) is a multi-county community health services entity responsible by Minnesota Statute 145A for protecting and promoting the health of Polk, Norman and Mahnomen County residents. The two public health departments are assigned the general authority and responsibility for ongoing planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an integrated system of local community health service.

Sarah Reese, CHS Administrator

Meeting Dates 2019

  • January 18
  • April 19
  • July 19
  • November 15

*Special meetings as requested


  • Karen Ahmann, Chairperson, Mahnomen County Commissioner
  • Steve Bommersbach, Vice Chairperson, Norman County Commissioner
  • Erin Stoltman, Recording Secretary, Norman-Mahnomen County Community Representative
  • Jerry Jacobson, Polk County Commissioner
  • Sarah Kjono, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health (NMPH) Director
  • Joan Lee, Polk County Commissioner
  • Scott McCollum, Mahnomen County Commissioner
  • Sarah Reese, Community Health Services Administrator/ Polk County Public Health (PCPH) Director
  • Vacant Position for Polk County Community Representative


Communities where all people achieve their optimum health potential.


Polk-Norman-Mahnomen Community Health Services prevents illness, promotes wellness and protects health within our communities.

Related Links

Minnesota Department of Health