Elected: November 1984
Term Expires: 2016
Occupation: Retired, Paraprofessional at St. Henry’s Catholic School
Township Serving: Pine Lake Township
Spouse: Joe Hemmelgarn
Notable Achievements: MHA Certified Trustee (2013); Aging Services of Minnesota Institute Trustee of the Year Award (2009)
Kathy Hemmelgarn has been a District Board member since 1984 and serves Pine Lake Township. Currently, she serves as the Clerk for the Perham Health District Board of Trustees. During her tenure as a Board member, she received the Aging Services of Minnesota Institute Trustee of the Year Award in 2009 and became a Minnesota Hospital Association Certified Trustee in 2013.