Human Resources & Data Practices

This committee deals with policies on such issues as employment law, labor relations, data practices, Open Meeting Law, personnel, and pensions.

Members of the 2017 committee are:

  • Chair: Deborah Dahl, HR Director, Fridley
  • Vice Chair: Michael Rietz, City Administrator, Barnesville
  • Jessica Beise, City Clerk/Administrative Services Coordinator, Corcoran
  • Sasha Bergman, Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • Kelli Bourgeois, Human Resources Director / Asst. to the City Manager, Columbia Heights
  • Richard Brainerd, Councilmember, Mahtomedi
  • Sara Carlson, Mayor, Alexandria*
  • Bob Crawford, Mayor, Elko New Market
  • Terry Dussault, Human Resource Director, Blaine
  • Julie Flaten, Administrative Services Director, Hastings
  • Mike Funk, Assistant City Manager-HR Director, Maplewood
  • Karissa Goers, Human Resources Administrator, Dakota County CDA
  • Tina Goodroad, City Administrator, Dayton
  • Melissa Haas, Human Resources Manager, Apple Valley
  • Corrine Heine, City Attorney, Minnetonka
  • Steven Huser, Government Relations Specialist, Metro Cities
  • Shannon Jorgenson, Employee Benefits Administrator, Duluth
  • Katie Knutson, Government Relations Manager, Saint Paul
  • Sherrie Le, Assistant City Manager, West St. Paul
  • Melissa Lesch, Senior Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • Gregg Lindberg, City Council Member, St. Louis Park
  • Ben Martig, City Administrator, Northfield
  • Angie Nalezny, Human Resources Director, Saint Paul
  • Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
  • Hakeem Onafowokan, Research Attorney, LMC
  • Aaron Parrish, City Administrator, Forest Lake
  • Joel Paulsen, Councilmember, Moorhead
  • Chelsea Petersen, Assistant City Manager, Chanhassen
  • Lori Peterson, Human Resources Manager, Eagan
  • Kim Points, Administrator/Clerk, Grant
  • Dale Powers, Councilmember, Clear Lake
  • Donna Robole, Human Resources Manager, Stillwater
  • Josh Schaffer, City Records Manager, Minneapolis
  • Deb Schulz, Accountant, Newport
  • Janet Shefchik, Human Resources Manager, Inver Grove Heights
  • Chris Tolbert, Councilmember, Saint Paul*
  • Deb Wegeleben, Finance Director, Big Lake
  • Brenda Wendlandt, HR Director, Farmington
  • Pam Whitmore, Research Attorney, LMC

*League Board of Directors Member