District: 6 View Map [PDF]
2117 West River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
I am proud and honored to represent the people of Southwest Minneapolis on the Park Board. I believe that our parks are for everyone and they continue to be one of our greatest resources. I will work hard to make sure that this great resource is available for generations to come.
As Commissioner, I am committed to making sure that the MPRB will:
Recipient of the Presidential Service Award for work with at-risk youth.
Former Board member of Theatre Space Project, a St. Paul based non-profit dedicated to providing affordable performance space for artists.
I have dedicated my career to public service and strengthening our community. I am a youth and volunteer program director for a North Minneapolis non-profit. I currently work with youth ensuring they have all the resources they need to grow into healthy, happy adults.
One of my proudest career highlights was volunteering for a year of national service through Americorps. During my year of service, I worked as a program coordinator in the Minneapolis Public Schools. It was a very humbling experience to give back to my community and encourage all young people to do the same.
1997- Patrick Henry H.S.
2005- Bachelor of Arts, Augsburg College
2008- Master of Public and Non-Profit Administration, Metropolitan State University
Youngest son of three and life-long resident of Minneapolis.
In 1883, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board was created by an act of the Minnesota State Legislature and a vote of Minneapolis residents. It serves as an independently elected, semi-autonomous body responsible for governing, maintaining, and developing the Minneapolis Park System.
City of Minneapolis voters elect nine commissioners every four years: one from each of the six park districts, and three that serve at-large. View District Map [PDF]
An annual meeting of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board takes place on the first business day in January of each year. The following business is conducted:
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board performs its many duties through the contributions of elected Commissioners and the leadership of the Superintendent. Their actions are guided according to the following roles and responsibilities.
Board Rules [PDF]
Lake Calhoun Parkway
Lake Harriet Parkway
Linden Hills Boulevard Parkway
William Berry Parkway