South Country Health Alliance honored Goodhue County Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel with the 2015 Diamond Award at the health plan’s annual dinner and presentation held at the Association of Minnesota Counties Conference in Saint Cloud on Dec. 6, 2015.
The Diamond Award is given for exemplary leadership, passion and commitment to upholding South Country’s values of collaboration, stewardship, communication, and excellence.
“Dan is a true champion for South Country Health Alliance,” said SCHA CEO Leota Lind. “His leadership this last year shows his dedication to ensuring quality health care for the most vulnerable residents of Goodhue County.”
Rechtzigel has served on the South Country Joint Powers Board since 2011 and is the current Joint Powers Board Chair.
Patrick W. Irvine, M.D., a consulting medical director for South Country Health Alliance, also received a Diamond Award this year.