Data Practices Responsible Authorities

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Responsible Authority (RA)

MN Statutes, section 13.05, and MN Rules 1205.0200, subparts 12-15

  • Ultimately responsible for entity's data practices decisions and policies.
  • May appoint one or more designees to assist in meeting obligations.

Data Practices Compliance Official (DPCO)

MN Statutes, section 13.05, subd. 13.

  • Appointed by the RA.
  • Receives and responds to questions about data practices.
  • RA may also act as DPCO.
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Entity Responsible Authority RA Designee and Compliance Official
Ramsey County (except as noted below) Ryan O'Connor Deanna Pesik
Social Services and Financial Assistance Services Anne Barry Karen Saltis
County Attorney John Choi Jeffrey Stephenson
Sheriff Bob Fletcher Tim Gulden
County commissioners Each commissioner is their own Responsible Authority