Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board selects new president and vice president for 2020

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) held its annual meeting Thursday, Jan. 2, to elect officers for 2020. Commissioners elected Jono Cowgill as President and Latrisha Vetaw as Vice President.

President Cowgill and Vice President Vetaw began serving their four-year term on the Board in January 2018. Cowgill represents District 4 and Vetaw serves at large.

The Board elected Jennifer Ringold to serve as Secretary to the Board and law firm Rice, Michels & Walther as General Counsel.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are typically held at 5 pm the first and third Wednesday of each month for Regular Meetings, with Committee of the Whole meetings scheduled as needed on the second Wednesday of the month. MPRB meeting agendas and related information are typically posted at http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/ the Friday preceding each Wednesday Board meeting.

Board meetings are broadcast live on the Minneapolis Government Meeting Channel (tune to SD channel 14 or HD channel 799 on Comcast or SD channel 8001 or HD channel 8501 on CenturyLink) and online on the Minneapolis City Council TV website.

In addition to watching City of Minneapolis government meetings through the resources provided above, you can also watch archived meetings on the City of Minneapolis YouTube channel.