Ramsey County Economic Competitiveness and Inclusion Plan Steering Committee

Ramsey County wishes to thank the hundreds of community organizations, residents, and businesses who contributed perspectives and priorities for this plan. In particular, we wish to recognize the following group of community leaders for investing their time and energy in guiding us during the plan’s development. 

Center for Economic Inclusion
Tawanna Black, Founder & CEO

City of Roseville
Pat Trudgeon, City Manager 

City of White Bear Lake
Anne Kane, Director of Community Development

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Libby Starling, Community Development Manager

Fresh Energy​
Sarah Clark, Deputy Executive Director

Greater MSP
Amanda Taylor, Director of Research

McGough Construction & Ramsey County Workforce Innovation Board
Karin McCabe, Outreach Director 

Midway Chamber of Commerce & Ramsey County Workforce Investment Board
Chad Kulas, Executive Director

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers
Elena Gaarder, CEO

St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce
Channon Lemon, Vice President

St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation
Stephanie Battle, Director of Community Impact

St. Paul Planning & Economic Development
Kayla Schuchman, Housing Director
Kristin Guild, Deputy Director, Planning & Economic Development 

St. Paul Port Authority
Tonya Bauer, Director of Strategic Development

St. Paul Downtown Alliance
Joe Spencer, President

The Alliance
Joo Hee Pomplum, Executive Director

Xcel Energy
Elisa Rasmussen, Manager, Community Relations & Foundation


Report designed by Fourth Economy.