Meet Minneapolis Board

OFFICERS:

Julie Batliner – Chair 
Carmichael Lynch

Richard Copeland – Vice Chair
Copeland Truc-King

Rick Bertram - Secretary / Treasurer
Marriott City Center

Melvin Tennant - President & CEO
Meet Minneapolis

Mark Andrew - Immediate Past Chair
GreenMark Enterprises, LLC


CITY OFFICIALS:  

Jacob Frey 
Mayor

Lisa Bender 
City Council - Ward 10

Alondra Cano
City Council - Ward 9

Steve Fletcher 
City Council - Ward 3

Lisa Goodman
City Council - Ward 7

Kevin Reich 
City Council - Ward 1

Mark Ruff
Interim City Coordinator

Gia Vitali
Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor

Abdi Warsame
City Council - Ward 6


COUNTY OFFICIALS

Jan Callison
Hennepin County Commissioner - District 6

Angela Conley 
Hennepin County Commissioner - District 4


ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS

Lester Bagley
Minnesota Vikings

Tim Baylor
JADT Development Group 

Andrea Christenson
Cushman & Wakefield

Amol Dixit
Hot Indian Foods

Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou
Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation

Julie “JJ” Haywood 
Pizza Luce 

Kathleen Lamb  
McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb

Robert Lilligren
Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI)
Metropolitan Council Member - District 7 

Shaye Mandle
Medical Alley Association

Andrea Mokros
Weber Shandwick

Tim Murray
Murray’s Restaurant

Mark Nerenhausen
Hennepin Theatre Trust

Mike Noble
The Normandy Inn and Suites

Jennifer Ridgeway
Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

Dara J. Rudick
Management HQ, LLC


EX-OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS:     

Alfred (Al) Bangoura
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board

Steve Cramer
Minneapolis Downtown Council & Downtown Improvement District

Wes Kooistra
Metro Transit

Jeff Johnson
Minneapolis Convention Center

Brian Ryks 
Metropolitan Airports Commission

Mike Vekich
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Jonathan Weinhagen
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce