Human Resources & Data Practices

This committee deals with policies on such issues as employment law, labor relations, data practices, Open Meeting Law, personnel, and pensions.

Members of the 2013 committee are:

  • Chair: Brenda Cossette, Human Resources Director, Fergus Falls
  • Vice Chair: Aaron Parrish, City Administrator, Forest Lake
  • Krista Amos, Director of Human Resources, Mankato
  • Jennifer Budrow, Councilmember, Hampton
  • Deborah Dahl, Director of Human Resources, Fridley
  • Jim L. Dokken, Councilmember, Willmar
  • Terry Dussault, Human Resources Director, Blaine
  • Amber Eisenschenk, Research Department, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Laurie Elliott, Human Resources Director, Shoreview
  • Shane Fineran, Assistant City Administrator, Waconia
  • Melissa Haas, Human Resources Manager, Apple Valley
  • Matt Hylen, City Administrator, St. Francis
  • Susan Iverson, Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Arden Hills
  • Schawn Johnson, Assistant to the City Manager, New Brighton
  • Cindi Joosten, Human Resources Manager, Lakeville
  • Sue Larson, Councilmember, Isanti
  • Craig Mattson, City Administrator, Wyoming
  • Angie Nalezny, Human Resources Director, St. Paul
  • Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
  • Heidi Omerza, Councilmember, Ely
  • Lori Peterson, Human Resources Manager, Eagan
  • Sue Poulus, Human Resources Manager, Minnetonka
  • Tina Rennemo, Clerk-Treasurer, Baudette
  • Lisa Schaefer, Human Resources Director, Edina
  • Martin Scheerer, Fire Chief, Edina
  • Roger Seymour, Employee Services Director, Red Wing
  • Janet Shefchik, Human Resources Administrator, Dakota County CDA
  • Heather Slechta, Clerk-Treasurer, Montgomery
  • Marie Weinand, Clerk, Rice
  • Brenda Wendlandt, Human Resources Director, Farmington
  • Jill Wenger, Assistant City Manager, Moorhead
  • Aaron Wittnebel, Mayor, Lake Park