Board Members

Virgie Hegg Hospice Partners Inc. is made up of 12 Board Members who are actively involved in fundraising and day to day operations of the organization. Board Members are elected to the Board of Directors by VHHP members at the Annual Meeting. The Board thanks all who have supported and currently support the mission of VHHP over the years.

VHHP has open Board Member spots available. If you are interested in becoming a board member, reach out to one of our current board members or contact the program director at or 218-780-5423.

Interim Chair

Liz Cheney

Board Member since 2019


Emily Koch

Board Member since 2019


Barb Boutto

Board Member since 2013

Barb Hegg

Board Member since 2005

AJ Hegg

Board Member since 2018

Valerie Annen

Board Member since 2021

Stephanie Burckhardt

Board Member since 2022

Steve Kajala

Board Member since 2022