IFS User Group & JIC

The IFS User Group represents the 78 counties using IFS. JIC is an advisory committee with representatives from the user group. IFS is owned and managed by the 78 counties through the JIC. IFS is supported by our vendor TriMin.

List of Officers, etc.

Elections are held at our annual user group meeting.
Chair: Gladys Kirsch, McLeod County
Vice Chair: Mary Kaye Wahl, Carver County
Recording Officer: LaRae Cassens, Freeborn County
Past Chair: Heather Lemieux, Sherburne County

JIC Representatives

Region I Health & Human Services Representative (up for election in 2020): Lori Johnson, Clay County
Region I Auditor Treasure Finance Representative (up for election in 2021): Martie Monsrud, Roseau County

Region II Health & Human Services Representative (up for election in 2021): Dan Jones, Lake County
Region II Auditor Treasure Finance Representative (up for election in 2020): Bob Hiivala, Wright County

Region III Health & Human Services Representative (up for election in 2020): Lisa Stadler, Rice County
Region III Auditor Treasure Finance Representative (up for election in 2021): Paula O’Connell, Rice County

Region IV Health & Human Services Representative (up for election in 2021): Stephani Diekmann, Nobles County 
Region IV Auditor Treasure Finance Representative (up for election in 2020): Kim Saterbak, Swift County

At Large Health & Human Services Representative (up for election in 2020): Carol Tollefson, Kandiyohi County
At Large Auditor Treasure Finance Representative (up for election in 2021): Linda Libal, Lake County

ISSG JIC Liaison: Jon Eckel, Chisago County
MnCCC Board Liaison: Pat Paquin, Freeborn County

IFS Roadmap Committee: Chair - Steve Rutscher, Brown County
Training & Communications Committee: Chair - Heather Lemieux, Sherburne County 
IT Advisory Committee: Chair - Jon Eckel, Chisago County
Best Practices & Enhancement Committee: Co-Chairs: Lindsey Meyer, Wright County and Emily Ehnes, Sherburne County; Recording Officer: Michelle May, Yellow Medicine County

Rules & Regulations
Updated April 25, 2019

Download the JIC Rules & Regulations pdf

Meeting Schedule

JIC meets on the second Friday every other month.

Committees

  • IFS Roadmap Committee
  • Best Practices & Enhancements Committee
  • Training Committee: 
  • IT Advisory Panel
  • IFS Cash Drawer Committee: Jackie Traut, Benton County 

Links to Forms and Files 

Contract Vendor(s)

The contract vendor(s) for this user group that provide maintenance, support, development, and training services.

TriMin