Foundation board

Mission

The mission of the Cambridge Medical Center Foundation is to enthusiastically support programs that promote wellness, reduce preventable diseases, and pursue excellence in health care through fundraising that benefits our patients, employees and community.

Board Members

A board of directors consisting of local leaders in business, healthcare and the community leads the Cambridge Medical Center Foundation. The foundation is made up of a group of volunteer board members.

The board’s purpose is to raise funds to help Cambridge Medical Center provide exceptional patient-centered care within our walls and to the community we serve.

Jane Achenbach, MD 
Neurologist, Cambridge Medical Center

Barb Anderson 
Retired School Teacher

Jeff Cheney 
Self-Employed

Brian Chilson 
Business Owner, Chilson Jewelers

Loren Davis 
Business Owner, Diversified Bronze

Carrie Doom
Esq. Partner, McKinnis & Doom, P.A.

Jeff Edblad, JD*
Isanti County Attorney

Louise Nelson* 
Retired

Kelly Spratt*
President, Cambridge Medical Center

Skip Strandberg* 
Retired Business Owner

Victoria Svoboda 
Director of Sales and Marketing, Walker Methodist Levande

Eric Wiltrout
Bank President, First Bank & Trust, Cambridge

*Foundation Board Executive Committee Member

Ex-Officio

Amy Draxten 
Development Officer, Cambridge Medical Center

Melissa Dreckman 
Allina Office of Philanthropy Regional Foundation Manager

Sandi Matrella 
Director of Finance, Cambridge Medical Center

Josh Shepherd 
Director of Operations, Cambridge Medical Center

Amy Draxten

Amy Draxten
Cambridge Medical Center Foundation
Development Officer

Amy Draxten is the Foundation Development Officer at Cambridge Medical Center, part of Allina Health. Amy earned her degree from Bethel University and has over 15 years of experience in special events, employee community engagement, and foundation work.

As a member of the Cambridge community, Amy has a personal passion for enhancing patient experiences and supporting the work of employees at Cambridge Medical Center. Her work is full of energy, passion, and a desire to foster authentic relationships with donors and community members.

Amy is married to Erik, a CIHS graduate.  They have two school-aged children and live in Isanti.