Improving Service Delivery

This committee focuses on policies that deal with such issues as unfunded mandates, environmental mandates, elections, charter law, transportation, government innovation and cooperation, and public safety.

Members of the 2016 committee are:

  • Chair: Andrea Lauer, Mayor, Royalton
  • Vice Chair: Luke Fischer, Administrative Services Director, Plymouth
  • Steve Albrecht, Public Works Director, Burnsville
  • Virgil Batesole, Council Member, Alexandria
  • Josh Berg, Council Member, Elko New Market
  • Sasha Bergman, Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • Daniel Buchholtz, Administrator, Clerk/Treasurer, Spring Lake Park
  • Craig Dawson, Director, Research & Monitoring, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
  • Bart Fischer, City Administrator, Oakdale
  • Matthew Freeman, Government Relations, St. Paul
  • Jerry Gabrielatos, Assistant City Manager, Albert Lea
  • Megan Hafner, Research Attorney, LMC
  • Gary Hansen, Council Member, Eagan
  • Noah Hobbs, Council Member, Duluth
  • Todd Holman, Vice-mayor, Baxter
  • Steven Huser, Government Relations Specialist, Metro Cities
  • Jeff Jacobson, City Administrator, Biwabik
  • Jan Jenson, Council Member, St. Anthony
  • Mark Karnowski, City Administrator, Princeton
  • Katie Knutson, Government Relations Manager, St. Paul
  • Peter Lindstrom, Mayor, Falcon Heights
  • Deb Mangen, City Clerk, Edina
  • Brent Mareck, City Administrator, Carver
  • Mary McComber, Mayor, Oak Park Heights
  • Julie Moore, Communications Coordinator, Shorewood
  • Suzanne Nguyen, Council Member, Burnsville
  • Andru Peters, Council Member, Lake City
  • Dale Powers, Council Member, Clear Lake
  • Aaron Reeves, City Clerk, Rochester
  • Donna Schmitt, Council Member, Columbia Heights
  • Brian Scholin, Council Member, Pine City
  • Marty Schultz, City Administrator, Alexandria
  • Dave Smiglewski, Mayor, Granite Falls
  • Cathy Sorensen, City Clerk, Blaine
  • Charlene Stevens, City Administrator, Cottage Grove
  • Jim Thoreen, Administrator, Brainerd
  • Chris Tolbert, Council Member, St. Paul
  • Kevin Watson, City Administrator, Vadnais Heights
  • Ady Wickstrom, Council Member, Shoreview
  • Duane Willenbring, Council Member, Rockville