Community Health Services Group (CHS)

The Community Health Services Group (CHS) currently has 38 member counties and agencies. The MnCCC CHS User Group owns and manages PH-Doc. The CHS group works closely with the Minnesota Department of Health on all of our projects. PH-Doc is HIPAA compliant.

Executive Officers

Past Chair: Pam Kellogg, Mower County
Cynthia Borgen, Beltrami County
Jill Timm, Washington County
Recording Officer: 
Lisa Klotzbach, Dakota County

Committee Chairs

CHS Enhancement Co-Chairs: Melea Marple, Wilkin County and Cathy Gagne, Ramsey County
CHS Quality Assurance Co-Chairs: Denver Harris, Ramsey County and Angel Korynta, Polk County
CHS Training Co-Chairs: Katie Hickel, Carver County and Trisha Kvenvold, Freeborn County
CHS Finance Committee Chair: Sue Yost, Freeborn County


ISSG Liaison: Joseph Satre, Carver County
MnCCC Board Liaison: Al Paulson, Clearwater County


Rules & Regulations

Download the CHS Rules & Regulations PDF

Meeting Schedule

The CHS User Group meets every other month on the fourth Friday of the month.


  • Finance Committee
  • Enhancements Committee
  • Quality Assurance Committee
  • Training Committee

Links to Forms and Files

PH-Doc Website

Link to the PH-Doc Marketing website.

Contract Vendor(s)

Avenu is the vendor contracted to provide maintenance, support, development, and training services for the CHS User Group.

Avenu Insights & Analytics

Link to the support page for the PH-Doc users.

CHS Enhancement Co-Chairs: Melea Marple, Wilkin County and Cathy Gagne, Ramsey County

CHS Quality Assurance Co-Chairs: Lynn Choromanski, MVNA and Angel Korynta, Polk County 

CHS Training Co-Chairs:  Katie Lohse, Carver County and Trisha Kvenvold, Freeborn County 

CHS Finance Committee Chair: Sue Yost, Freeborn County