Leadership & Board of Directors


Gerilyn has been with myHealth since January 2014. Since moving to Minneapolis in 2006 Gerilyn has held leadership positions at a variety of non-profits including The Saint Paul Foundation, Team Ortho Foundation and the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Prior to 2006 Gerilyn spent five years at the Eastern Washington University Foundation as the Associate Vice President for Advancement, Director of Advancement Services and Director of Finance. To myHealth, Gerilyn brings experience in program development, grant administration, community and donor engagement, successful fundraising and financial leadership. Originally from California, Gerilyn graduated from California Polytechnic University with a BS in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant. Gerilyn lives in Eden Prairie with her husband Peter, son Mitchell and daughter Morgan.  She enjoys swimming, golfing, reading and staying active with her kids.  

Dr. Naomi Duke, M.D., Medical Director

Dr. Naomi Duke has been with myHealth since February 2010. Dr. Duke received her medical degree from Harvard University and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Hospitals. She has also completed a Master's Degree in Public Health, with a Leadership in Adolescent Health Fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Duke is currently completing an adolescent health post-doctoral research fellowship through the Center for Adolescent Nursing at the U of MN and is working toward a PhD in Sociology. She is triple board-certified in adolescent medicine, pediatrics, and internal medicine.



Connie started off at myHealth in 1997 as a clinic nurse. She left for 10 years to work as a nurse manager at TAMS with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, then returned to myHealth in 2010 as clinic nurse manager and currently serves as the Director of Clinics. In this capacity, Connie supervises the operations of the medical clinic. Connie received her Registered Nurse license and BSN from Mankato State University.  Connie lives in Chaska with her husband Derek, and their two children, Bella and Nick.  In her spare time, Connie loves cooking, reading and travel.


Board of Directors

Chair/Executive Committee Chair, Jacie Hurd – Fox 9 Television

Vice-Chair, Kathryn Karlman – Deloitte Tax, LLP

Secretary, Stacey Hurrell – Independent School District 112

Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair, Christopher Orr - Community Volunteer

Director, Nancy Q. Burke – Gray, Plant, Mooty Law Firm

Director, Heidi Bye – Community Volunteer

Director, Jacqueline Knauf – JAM Realty, RE/MAX Results

Director, Annie Krapek – MN Physical Therapy Association

Director, Jennifer Oliphant – University of Minnesota

Director, Rebecca Reed Farha – UnitedHealth Group

Director, Christopher Sherman - Thrivent Financial Services

Director, Himadhari Sharma - Community Volunteer

Director, Courtney Gerber - Independant Consultant

Director, Martina Bucci - Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Director, Leis C. Simon - Community Volunteer

Percentage of Board Making Financial Contributions to Organization: 100%