CHI Mercy Health : Valley City, North Dakota


The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.

Mercy Leadership

Board Members

CHI Mercy Health takes pride in serving Valley City and the surrounding communities. Our leadership team is here to ensure every interaction with the hospital is a positive one. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

 Keith Heuser Keith Heuser
Market President
Lesley Erlandson Lesley Erlandson
Director of Human Resources
Camille Settelmeyer, RN, MS Camille Settelmeyer, RN, MS
Assistant Administrator of Clinical Services
Cynthia Thormodson, CPA Cynthia Thormodson, CPA
VP Operational Finance

Board of Directors

The CHI Mercy Health Board of Directors consists of nine members representing a cross section of local residents, women religious, and Catholic Health Initiatives. The board has fiduciary responsibility for the quality, legal compliance and financial/business performance of the hospital as well as for hiring the hospital administrator. They meet six times per year, or more as needed, to assess strategic direction, mission compliance, and monthly performance as compared to established benchmarks. They also routinely evaluate legal compliance, human resources management, medical staff relations, community needs, and new business lines.

Current members include: