Retirement and promotion

Gary Carlson, the long-time director of the League of Minnesota Cities Intergovernmental Relations Team, has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2023 legislative session.

Anne Finn, who currently serves as assistant director, has been promoted to the director role. The transition will occur on Feb. 20, 2023, after which Carlson will continue to work part-time through the conclusion of the legislative session.

Read more about Carlson’s retirement and Finn’s promotion. 

New employees

Nate Van Remortel joined the League of Minnesota Cites on Nov. 21 as a learning media designer. He studied communication studies at the University of Minnesota and has experience in video production.

Matt Wales joined the League of Minnesota Cities on Nov. 21 as a multimedia specialist. He studied visualization technology at St. Paul College and has experience in videography, photography, and graphic design.