Rachel Kats joined the League on March 2 as publications and web editor in the Engagement & Learning Department. Kats has 10 years of experience working as a writer, editor, and communications professional. Before joining the League, she was managing editor and communications coordinator for the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. Kats holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from St. Cloud State University and a master’s degree in advocacy and political leadership from Metropolitan State University.
Retirement and promotion
Executive Director Dave Unmacht will retire in May 2023. The LMC Board of Directors has launched a search to find his successor.
Read more about Unmacht’s retirement.
Anne Finn was promoted to the director of the League of Minnesota Cities Intergovernmental Relations team on Feb. 20.
Gary Carlson, the long-time director of the League of Minnesota Cities Intergovernmental Relations team, will retire at the end of the 2023 legislative session. He will work part-time in the role of intergovernmental relations advisor through the conclusion of the legislative session.