Transgender Equity Council

The Transgender Equity Council advises the City of Minneapolis and Park Board on matters of importance to transgender and gender-nonconforming residents; and provides a forum for issues of importance to the transgender community; studies issues, courses of action, policies, and programs that affect the quality of life for transgender residents and makes recommendations to the City and Park Board for improvements related to these issues; serves as a liaison between the Minneapolis transgender community and the City and Park Board; and makes every effort to ensure that the diverse viewpoints and interests of the transgender residents of Minneapolis are reflected in the course of work.


Seat 12 and 13: Unexpired term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending Dec. 31, 2021.

Deadline: Applications will be received until January 31, 2021.

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to Open appointments, or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Board Contact: Track Trachtenberg, 612-673-3785
City Clerk Contact:  Open appointments, 612-673-2216

Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Transgender Equity Council (TEC), Mayor, and City Council President staff for their consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee (PECE) for recommendation to the full City Council.

Additional Information

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or Open appointments.

People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.  

Last updated Jan 4, 2021



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