Improving Fiscal Futures

This committee deals with policies on such issues as municipal financial management, property and other taxes, state aid programs, and financial reporting requirements.

Members of the 2013 committee are:

  • Chair: Kristi Luger, City Manager, Excelsior
  • Vice Chair: Ben Martig, City Administrator, Marshall
  • Geralyn Barone, City Manager, Minnetonka
  • Dave Bartholomay, Mayor, Circle Pines
  • Michael Brethorst, City Administrator, Melrose
  • J.D. Burton, Government Relations Representative, St. Paul
  • Tim Busse, Councilmember, Bloomington
  • Sandy Christensen, Deputy CFO, Minneapolis
  • Scott Cordes, Budget Director, St. Paul
  • Bill Coughlin, Councilmember, Burnsville
  • Raeanne Danielowski, Mayor, Big Lake
  • Bruce DeJong, Finance Director, Shorewood
  • Brad Drenckhahn, Councilmember, Zumbrota
  • Brian Gramentz, City Manager, New Ulm
  • Beckie Gumatz, Assistant City Clerk, Lake Elmo
  • Greg Hagy, Mayor, Cohasset
  • Marshall Hallock, Finance Director, Red Wing
  • Larry Hansen, City Administrator, Stillwater
  • Suzanne Hilgert, Mayor, Olivia
  • Connie Holmes, Mayor, Waverly
  • Jeff Hulsether, City Engineer, Brainerd
  • Susan Iverson, Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Arden Hills
  • Nicholas Johnson, City Administrator, Canby
  • Heather Johnston, City Manager, Burnsville
  • Tom Lawell, City Administrator, Apple Valley
  • Melissa Lesch, Senior Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • Peter Lindstrom, Mayor, Falcon Heights
  • Donald Lorsung, City Administrator, Isanti
  • Dean Lotter, City Administrator, New Brighton
  • Joe Lynch, City Administrator, Inver Grove Heights
  • Dan Madsen, City Administrator/Special Counsel, Madelia
  • Dan Matejka, City Administrator, Goodview
  • Paul McLaughlin, Interim City Administrator, Renville
  • Justin Miller, City Administrator, Mendota Heights
  • Steve Nasby, City Administrator, Windom
  • Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
  • Bruce Nawrocki, Councilmember, Columbia Heights
  • Darin Nelson, Interim City Manager/Finance Director, Fridley
  • Gary Neumann, Assistant City Administrator, Rochester
  • Steve Okins, Finance Director, Willmar
  • Heidi Omerza, Councilmember, Ely
  • Frank Pazlar, Councilmember, Dellwood
  • Candy Petersen, Councilmember, North St. Paul
  • John Powell, City Engineer, Savage
  • Michael Rietz, City Administrator, Barnesville
  • Dan Roe, Mayor, Roseville
  • Michael Sable, Assistant City Manager, Brooklyn Park
  • Donna Schmitt, Councilmember, Columbia Heights
  • Mark Sievert, City Administrator, Fergus Falls
  • Bill Sonmor, Finance Director, Fergus Falls
  • Steve Stahmer, City Administrator, Rogers
  • Chris Tolbert, Councilmember, St. Paul
  • Lisa Wieland, Finance Director, Rogers
  • Nancy Zaworski, Finance Director, Kasson