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Cameron Gordon, Minneapolis City Council

cam_gordon.jpgCam was first elected to the City Council Ward 2 in 2005 and has been re-elected twice, in 2009 and 2013. 

Cam has lived in Minneapolis all his life and in or near the second ward since 1977 in the Cedar-Riverside, Longfellow and Seward neighborhoods. He has owned a duplex in Seward since 1991 where he lives with his family.

Cam graduated from West High School in Minneapolis in 1973 and with distinction from the University of Minnesota in 1977. After getting his Bachelor of Science degree in education, Cam went on to complete extensive graduate work in early childhood development and Montessori education. He is a writer, musician and accomplished Montessori teacher. Before being elected in 2005 he operated a small child care program and children's music company with Sarah and was Associate Editor of the nationally distributed education newspaper, Public School Montessorian. He is author of Together with Montessori, a guide to help parents and staff work together in harmony to create better schools.

Over that past 28 years he has worked in the community as a teacher, community organizer and performer as well as a reporter for the neighborhood newspaper, the Seward Profile, and editor of its West Bank Stories section.

Website: www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/ward2

Facebook Page here

Twitter: @CameronAGordon


 LATRISHA VETAW, MINNEAPOLIS PARK AND RECREATION BOARD COMMISSIONER AT-LARGE

LaTrisha.jpgLaTrisha Vetaw has lived in Minneapolis for most of her life. In her day job, she works with youth in North Minneapolis. LaTrisha is an experienced leader and community organizer who has worked in her community for more than a decade to help advocate for policies and programs to make Minneapolis a healthier place to live.

She has served as the Board Chair of Our Streets Minneapolis (formerly the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition), successfully advocated for a tobacco-free parks policy that covers all Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Property, been the Program Director of the Neighborhood Orange Bike program -which aims to increase bicycle use among communities of color and underserved populations - and created the Breathe Free North youth coalition in 2007. The Breathe Free North coalition is comprised of primarily African American at-risk youth from North Minneapolis that work to protect our city from the harms of tobacco through policy change.

Website: latrishavetawforparks.nationbuilder.com

Facebook Page here


Bryce Lange - Lewiston City Council

brycephoto.jpgBryce serves as a councilman for the City of Lewiston, where he serves on the EDA board, Parks and Recreation Committee, and Bicycle Trails Advisory Committee. He has helped foster in road improvement, design economic development strategies, and has prioritized environmental progress in Lewiston. He also serves on the board of directors for the Crossings Center, which is a nonprofit based in Lewiston that aims to make the Lewiston area more recreationally-friendly for both residents and visitors.

Bryce is a lifelong resident of Lewiston, MN and has a wife (Rebecca) and a two-year- old son  (Arden).   Bryce graduated from Winona State University with a B.S. in Public Administration and a minor in Political Science in May of 2017. He is continuing his education at the University of Illinois at Springfield for a master’s degree in Political Science and is expecting to graduate in December of 2018. Bryce has served in the Minnesota Army National Guard for 5 years where he served as an infantryman, and was honorably discharged in March of 2018. He has gained his work ethic and a unique perspective from his experiences.

Bryce was also an intern for the City of Winona where he assisted the Community Development department in laying the foundation for an entrepreneurial space in the downtown area. This led him to an organization named Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), where he assists several rural cities in southeastern Minnesota answer their economic development challenges. He serves in Spring Grove, Mabel, Hayfield, and Rushford Village. He has worked on Dodge County’s Comprehensive Plan and Pine County’s Strategic Housing Action Plan. He enjoys his work because he knows that he is helping to improve the quality of life for rural residents.

 


Steven Laitinen - Anoka County Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor, District 1

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Gary Blatz

 

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Andy Schuler - Delegate

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