The Human Resources & Data Practices Committee deals with policies on such issues as employment law, labor relations, data practices, Open Meeting Law, personnel, and pensions.

Members of the 2021-2022 Human Resources & Data Practices Committee are:

  • Chair: Melissa Haas, Human Resources Manager, Apple Valley
  • Vice Chair: Deb Wegeleben, Finance Director, Big Lake
  • Christina Benson, Research, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Wendy Berry*, Council Member, West Saint Paul
  • Wayne Boucher, Mayor, Hermantown
  • Richard Brainerd, Council Member, Mahtomedi
  • Thomas Brooks, Equity and Inclusion Manager, Roseville
  • Heather Corcoran, Legislative Policy Analyst, Rochester
  • Aisia Davis, Research, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Charnelle Dengnoue, HR / Risk Management Specialist, Robbinsdale
  • Amber Eisenschenk, Research Manager, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Jake Foster, Assistant City Manager, Chanhassen
  • Ryan Gleason, Council Member, St. Michael
  • Karissa Goers, HR Administrator, Dakota County CDA
  • Kyle Hartnett, Research, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Corrine Heine, City Attorney, Minnetonka
  • Becca Hellegers, Director of Employee Resources, Fridley
  • Linda Hillenbrand, Director of Human Resources, Rochester
  • Joyce Hottinger, Assistant HR Director, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Juliana Hultstrom, Council Member, Osseo
  • Steve Huser, Intergovernmental Relations, Minneapolis
  • Jennifer Kellogg, City Records Manager, Rochester
  • Laura Kushner, HR Director, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Mike Lund, Intergovernmental Relations, Metro Cities
  • Fatima Moore, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Minneapolis
  • Shari Moore, City Clerk, St. Paul
  • Patty Nauman, Intergovernmental Relations Director, Metro Cities
  • Alysen Nesse, Intergovernmental Relations, Minneapolis
  • Loren Olson, Intergovernmental Relations, Minneapolis
  • Dawn Pearson, HR Manager, Minnetonka
  • Mike Reitz, Assistant City Manager, Moorhead
  • Brad Rykhus, Council Member, Caledonia
  • Kirsten Santelices, Deputy City Manager/HR Director, Golden Valley
  • Megan Schlei, Human Resources Technician, Hastings
  • Jackie Schulze, Assistant City Administrator, Waconia
  • Lisa Sova, Assistant Finance Director, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Alyssa Swanson, Assistant to the City Manager, Victoria
  • Jewel Thurman, HR Manager, Red Wing
  • Kate Timmerman, City Council, Elko New Market
  • Michelle Wolfe, City Manager, Blaine
  • Nyle Zikmund, City Administrator, Mounds View

*Member of the League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors