Advisory Committee

Public Health Advisory Committee

Citizens representing all areas of the county, who are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners, to advise, review, and recommend to the County Board, all programs, policies, budgets and staffing for the Public Health Department. Members of the Advisory Committee represent the citizens of their community or population groups, and serve as liaisons between Public Health and the communities.

Advisory Committee Members are key people in each community for citizens to contact and give feedback and suggestions for Public Health programs and services. All residents of the county are eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee, that meets regularly on the second Wednesday of every other month, from 12:30 - 2:00 PM, at the Public Health Offices in New Ulm. If interested, contact your community representative or your County Commissioner.

To become a Public Health Advisory Committee Member please contact the Public Health Director at 507-233-6820 or contact your County Commissioner for consideration.

Committee Members

  • Diane Evers, Sleepy Eye Citizen
  • Lindsey Beyer, Springfield Citizen
  • Dr. Daryn Collins, Medical Consultant
  • Linda Wallin, Comfrey Citizen
  • Vacant, New Ulm Citizen
  • Lisa Miller, Hanska Citizen
  • Sarah Van Meveren, New Ulm High School Student
  • Kate Pippert, Cathedral High School Student
  • Sheila Wurtberger, School Board Member – Sleepy Eye 
  • Dr. Matthew Lieser, Jail Health Medical Advisor
  • Nathanael Mayhew, Ministerial  
  • Tony Berg, County Commissioner
  • Annie Braun, Family Services Representative
  • Jennifer Taylor, RN
  • Sandy Sellner, RN

Contact Public Health

Director: Karen Moritz

Located at the Community Services Building in New Ulm

1117 Center Street
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6820
(888) 359-2809
Fax: (507) 233-6819

Reporting Foodborne Illness

Brown-Nicollet Environmental Health: (507) 934-7096
Minnesota State Hotline: (877) 366-3455

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Data Practices:

Salary Compliance Notice:

Performance Measure Report (PDF)


Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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