Minnesota original. Raised in Delano, Maple Grove. Attended college at Bethel University.•Renter, and long-time resident of Saint Paul’s Midway neighborhood. Matka (parent) to two grade school children. Former PTO Steering Committee Member. Former Stonewall DFL Board Member; committed advocate for LGBTQ equality and abortion rights. Currently operating my own video production business. Past work includes communications with ACLU-Minnesota, journalism (Yes Magazine, et al), documentary and publishing (1517 Media), renewable energy policy (Wind on the Wires). Enjoys spending time with my partner, painting, traveling, organizing.