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: Megan Heuer, Beltrami County, filling in for Cynthia Borgan (Retired)
Jill Timm, Washington County
Denise Kragenbring, Kandiyohi County
Recording Officer: 
Deb Perfeerst, Rice County

Committee Chairs

CHS Enhancement Co-Chairs: Cathy Gagne, Ramsey County and Nicole Spitzer, Anoka County 
CHS Quality Assurance Co-Chairs: Denver Harris, Ramsey County and Angel Korynta, Polk County
CHS Training Co-Chairs: Trisha Kvenvold, Freeborn County and Lea Butterfield, Rice County
CHS Finance Committee Chair: Sue Yost, Freeborn County


ISSG Liaison: Joseph Satre, Carver County
MnCCC Board Liaison: Jody Moran, Washington County


Rules & Regulations

Download the CHS Rules & Regulations PDF

Meeting Schedule

The CHS User Group will meet from 9 am to noon on the following dates*:

  • Wednesday, February 23 (Virtual)
  • Wednesday, April 20 (TBD)
  • Wednesday, June 22, Annual Meeting (Hybrid)
  • Wednesday, August 24 (TBD)
  • Tuesday, October 25 (TBD)
  • December Date TBD (Virtual)

*Dates, times, and formats are subject to change depending on weather, pandemic status, and schedules for committee members. Please be sure to regularly check RSVP and update your attendance option accordingly to ensure a quorum and in-person counts for facility purposes.


Click here to view the 2022 Meeting and Minutes Schedule for the CHS Enhancement Committee.


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

Links to Forms and Files

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