Now Celebrating 25 Years!
(1991 – 2016)

About Us - Horizon Health Inc.

Board of Directors

Horizon Health Services: Board of Directors

Back Row: Gary Block, Phil Force, Jim Andres, Rick Turner
Front Row: Lorae Vardas, Geri Pohlkamp, Floyd Mathiowetz, Bridget Britz 

Lorae Vardas


Lorae Vardas has served Horizon Health since 1994. She also serves the community on the boards of the Pierz Lions Club, Country Place, and Unity Family Healthcare, and she is active in many other organizations. Lorae is a media reporter in the area and resides in Pierz. 

Phil Force

Vice Chair

Phil Force has been on the Horizon Health Board of Directors since 2003. A retired educator, Phil has lots of experience running large institutions. Phil and his wife reside in Little Falls.

Floyd Mathiowetz


Floyd Mathiowetz is a founding member of the Horizon Health Board of Directors. Floyd is a church trustee and retired branch manager of Unity Bank in Genola. He and his wife live in Pierz.

Gary Block


Gary Block joined the Horizon Health Board of Directors in 2007 after serving as chair of the Partnership in Life capital campaign. Gary currently owns and operates Gary Block Tours and is a former Little Falls radio personality.

Rick Turner


Rick Turner joined the Horizon Health Board in 2015.

Geri Pohlkamp


Geri Pohlkamp joined the Horizon Health Board of Directors in 2008. She works for Independent School District 480 as the director of the Mille Lacs Area Partners for Youth program. Geri and her husband live near Lastrup.

Bridget Britz

Executive Director

Bridge Britz has been with Horizon Health since 2003. She was promoted to executive director in 2007. As executive director, she oversees the day-to-day management of the company. Bridget and her husband live in Lastrup.