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Ward 12 Staff Contacts

Suzanne Murphy, Senior Policy Aide
[email protected] or 612-673-2212
Minneapolis City Council Senior Policy Aide Suzanne Murphy brings over a decade of experience working in progressive non-profits, fundraising, communications, political organizing, immigrants' rights, and coalition organizing. She is proud to be a graduate of Lawrence University, Hamline University's Master of Public Administration program, the Organizing Apprenticeship Project and to have served on the board of Headwaters Foundation for Justice as well as their Social Change Fund grants committee. Suzanne has also been a strong supporter of the arts, as a board member of ARENA Dances, Assistant Director at SOO Visual Arts Center, and served on the Development Committee of Forecast Public Art. She lives in the 12th Ward in the Howe neighborhood with her husband Brian and their two children, Owen and Ula. 

Kate Nelson, Policy Aide
[email protected] or 612-673-2212
Kate Nelson brings over a decade of experience in both policy and administrative positions. Her work has spanned a number of organizations including the Minnesota AIDS Project, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, and the University of Minnesota. Kate is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. She lives in the Standish neighborhood with her partner Kelly and their four children.

Use the Ward 12 contact form or email [email protected]

Last updated Feb 14, 2020



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