Since 1963, the Naeve Healthcare Foundation has provided an organized framework to raise needed funding for healthcare needs in the community. Dan Kolker, attorney with the law firm of Peterson, Kolker, Haedt & Benda, LTD has served on the board of director of the NHCF since 2013. During his tenure on the board, the NHCF has donated over $1.5 million to support local healthcare.
In 2013, Dan stepped forward to serve as President of the NHCF board of directors. As articulated by Sue Loch, Executive Director for the Naeve Healthcare Foundation, ““I have the utmost respect for Dan. He stepped up to the role of President during a difficult time and has always led with character. Even in the face of differing opinions, Dan has had the skills to guide the board by being thoughtful, honest and calm. Dan’s experience as an attorney has been very valuable throughout his tenure on the board. I value my relationship with Dan, I know he will always listen, give me his honest opinion and he understands how to work together as a board.”
When asked to provide his personal perspective on his service on the NHCF Kolker commented, “The Naeve Health Care Foundation has been an important part of our community for over half a century. It has been an honor to serve on a board with such a long and successful history. This Foundation will continue to be an important part of Albert Lea’s future. I want to thank the Board members who have been diligent in ensuring that the Foundation continues to serve the Health Care needs of the people in Albert Lea and the surrounding communities, now and in the future.”
Naeve Health Care Foundation is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation supporting local health care through gifts to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.
Dan has been with the firm since 2003 and has dedicated his practice to real estate, probate and estate planning.