City-County Health District
About Us

City-County Staff:

Theresa Will RN, BSN
Executive Director

Paula Thomsen RN, BSN
Director of Nursing and Home care

Marcie Bata REHS/RS
Barnes County Environmental Health Practitioner

Laurel Thompson RN, BSN
Public Health

Immunization Program Manager

Kristen Bear RN, BSN
Home Health
School Nursing

Foot Care

Julia Anderson RN, BSN
Jail Health Coordinator

Home Health

Sarah Hansen RN, BSN, SANE, Child Passenger Safety Technician
Public Health
Home Health
Family Planning

Tamara Langland, CNA
Home Health aide

Health Tracks

Eileen Ryan, CNA
Home Health Aide

Grant Funded Staff:

Beth Viland
WIC Coordinator

Vicki Voldal Rosenau
Tobacoo Prevention Coordinator

Administrative Staff:

Rebecca Kratz
Financial Analyst

Elizabeth "Betty"
Administrative Services Coordinator

Angie Martin
Office Manager

Teresa Garrahy
Financial Assistant

Susan Jorissen

Our Vision
“Healthy people thriving in a safe and healthy environment”

Our Mission
 “Building Healthy Communities through Healthy Lives and Healthy Lifestyles”

Our Core Values:
Quality: We use evidence-based practices to provide quality education and services to our community.
Dignity: We treat all people with understanding, compassion and equity.
Accountability: We do what will best protect and promote the public’s health in our professional work and partnerships.
Integrity: We consistently model and uphold the core values of public health.


Health Board Members:

  • Sharon Buhr, Chair
  • Cindy Schwehr
  • Dr. James Buhr, Secretary
  • George "Tom" Overn, Vice Chair
  • Dr. Madeline Luke

Barnes County Health Officer

  • Dr. James Buhr