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Dayton interviews MnSCU board finalists

  • Blog Post by: Jennifer Brooks
  • July 25, 2012 - 11:10 AM

From the Star Tribune's  Morning Hot Dish newsletter:

Gov. Mark Dayton will continue vetting candidates for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System board of trustees Wednesday.

The governor will pick six new trustees: two at-large, one representative each for the Second and Sixth Congressional Districts, and two student trustees to drawn from the technical and community colleges in the system.

According to the governor’s office, finalists for the board include: (former House Speaker and 2010 Dayton rival) Margaret Anderson Kelliher, (public affairs pro and wife of former DFL chair) Dawn Erlandson, (longtime lobbyist) John Kaul, Ann Anaya, Readus Fletcher, Sarah Caruso, Brian Myres, Wynn Kearney, Mary Hickerson, Alex Cirillo, Joseph Grafft and Janet Mohr. Dayton is expected to announce his decisions soon.

Caruso, Anderson Kelliher, Erlandson, Fletcher, Kearney and Hickerson are under consideration for the two at-large trustee positions. Kaul, Myres, Cirillo and Grafft are up for either the at-large seat or district six. And Anaya and Mohr finalists for either the second district seat or an at-large trustee position.

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