Rasmusson resigns after being appointed by Dayton to Ninth District judicial bench.

Anne Rasmusson has resigned her position as chairman of the RiverView Health Board of Directors due to her recent appointment to a district judge position in the 9th Judicial District. Rasmusson served on the RiverView Board for more than eight years, and will be missed.

    “Anne has a deep personal connection to RiverView Health, as all of our Board members do,’’ said CEO Carrie Michalski. “She and her family receive care at RiverView and she was steadfast in ensuring that the Board’s attention never wavered from that focus of our organization’s vision to provide world-class healthcare through a culture of excellence.  She was committed to that vision, not only for her family, but for all of the families we serve.”                                          
    Trent Fischer, Crookston, has been elected chairman after serving as vice chair.

    “I am so excited to work closely with Trent in his new role,’’ Michalski shared. “His dedication to our organization and commitment to ensuring that RiverView consistently exceeds our patient’s expectations is commendable.”

    Fischer is an attorney in the Crookston-based Fischer Law Office, where he is in private practice with his father, Jim. He obtained his undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State University, and his law degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He is a long-time resident of Crookston and has been very active in the community. Fisher has also been a board member of the RiverView Foundation. He and his wife, Shellie, who is a special education teacher at Crookston High School, have two children.

    Robin Brekken was elected to fill Fisher’s former position as vice chairman. Sue Westrom serves as the treasurer of the Board, while Andrew Svec is the secretary.