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 2018 committee are:

  • Chair: Michael Rietz, City Administrator, Barnesville
  • Vice Chair: Melissa Haas, Human Resources Manager, Apple Valley
  • Julianne Bacon, City Management Assistant, Coon Rapids
  • Jessica Beise, City Clerk/Administrative Services Coordinator, Corcoran
  • Sasha Bergman, Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • Kelli Bourgeois, Human Resources Director / Asst. to the City Manager, Columbia Heights
  • Dick Brainerd, Councilmember, Mahtomedi
  • Mark Casey, City Manager, St. Anthony*
  • Bob Crawford, Mayor, Elko New Market
  • Aisia Davis, Staff Attorney, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Emmanuel Emukah, Research Staff Attorney, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Julie Flaten, Administrative Services Director, Hastings
  • Mike Funk, Assistant City Manager, Maplewood
  • Jennifer Gabbard, Human Resources Manager, Shakopee
  • Karissa Goers, Human Resources Administrator, Dakota County CDA
  • Corrine Heine, City Attorney, Minnetonka
  • Anissa Hollingshead, City Clerk/Communications Director, Rochester
  • Steve Huser, Government Relations Specialist, Metro Cities
  • Givonna Kone, Human Resources Manager, Plymouth
  • Melissa Lesch, Senior Government Relations Representative, Minnapolis
  • Melissa Manderschied, City Attorney, Bloomington
  • Ben Martig, City Administrator, Northfield
  • Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
  • Noel Nix, Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Relations, St. Paul
  • Rebecca Olson, Assistant City Manager, Roseville
  • Chelsea Petersen, Assistant City Manager, Chanhassen
  • Gene Ranieri, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Minneapolis
  • Donna Robole, Human Resources Manager, Stillwater
  • Deborah Schulz, Accountant, Newport
  • Janet Shefchik, Human Resources Manager, Inver Grove Heights
  • Andrea Turner, Director of Human Resources, St. Paul
  • Kevin Toskey, Research Staff Attorney, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Deb Wegeleben, Finance Director, Big Lake
  • Brenda Wendlandt, Human Resources Director, Farmington
  • ThaoMee Xiong, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, St. Paul

*League Board of Directors Member