Region 3 Listening Session

This year, MSSA is hosting a virtual legislative listening session with state legislators in Region 3, and all Region 3 members are invited to attend. The listening session will be held on Zoom and streamed to Facebook Live on August 7, 2020 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. You'll be able to submit questions for lawmakers in the Facebook Live comments section.

We invited all lawmakers in Region 3 and all candidates in District 5B. Here are the speakers who have agreed to attend the event:

  • Representative Jen Schultz - House District 7A
  • Representatiev Rob Ecklund - House District 3A
  • Senator Erik Simonson - Senate District 7
  • Joe Abeyta - House District 5B DFL candidate

    Region 3 Board of Directors

    Full NamePositionOrganization
    Reina IrvineCommittee ChairAitkin County Health and Human Services
    RaNae WhitbeckSecretaryKoochiching County Community Services
    Brenda ButterfieldTreasurerAitkin County Health and Human Services
    Fletcher W. Hinds JrLegislative Chair 
    Paula ArnoldCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
    Lisa EdmundsonCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
    Julie JunttiCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
    Becky LauerCommittee MemberItasca County Health & Human Services
    Dan PlinskiCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services
    Lisa TranahCommittee MemberCarlton County Public Health and Human Services

    Region 3 Agency Members

    CompanyCity
    Aitkin County Health and Human ServicesAitkin
    Carlton County Public Health and Human ServicesCloquet
    Itasca County Health & Human ServicesGrand Rapids
    North Homes Children & Family ServicesGrand Rapids
    Northwood Children's ServicesDuluth
    St. Louis County Public Health & Human ServicesDuluth
    The Hills Youth and Family ServicesDuluth

    Contact Information

    For more information about getting involved with Region 3 contact Reina Irvine.

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