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Senate Confirmation of Executive Appointments
1997 - 1998, Eightieth Legislature

The Senate is authorized to give its advice and consent on executive appointments under Minnesota Statutes, section 15.066. Appointments made by the Governor to state agencies that require confirmation by the Senate are referred to the appropriate committees. The Engrossing Secretary processes governor's appointments for Senate approval and fields any questions.



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(Appointees are listed by last name)


Appointment: Notaries Public
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/19/97
Appointment: Notaries Public
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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Amram, Fred

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 5/26/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Amundson, Jack

Appointment: Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority
Term: 1/27/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 2/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Anderson, Arlen H.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/18/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Anderson, Bertha M.

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 3/18/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Anderson, Morris J.

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 4/16/96 - 6/30/1900
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
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Baer, Linda

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 5/26/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Baillon, Caroline M.

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/24/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 3/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Baker, Patricia D.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 6/13/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Baker, William

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 2/27/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Bakken, Bruce

Appointment: Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Term: 4/22/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Barry, Anne

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Health
Term: 6/30/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Bartholomew, James

Appointment: State Board of Education
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/26/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Bernier, Peter G.

Appointment: Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Term: 1/21/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 2/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Bomier, Bruce

Appointment: Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Brataas, Nancy

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Brucato, Cyndy

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 8/9/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Bullock, Ellis F.

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/24/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 3/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Caffey, Kathleen

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/98
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Carpenter, Karen L.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Employee Relations
Term: 10/2/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Carter, Clarence

Appointment: Gambling Control Board
Term: 6/30/96 - 6/30/1900
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Coborn, Daniel G.

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/27/97 - 6/30/98
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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Davis, Donald E.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Term: 12/20/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Crime Prevention Committee on 1/27/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Davis, Donald E.

Appointment: Acting Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Term: 4/19/96 - 1/4/99
Acting commissioners are not subject to confirmation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 15.06.
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Dennehy, Keith

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 5/26/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Doar, Kathleen

Appointment: Tax Court
Term: 4/23/97 - 1/6/1903
Referred to: Taxes Committee on 4/21/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/19/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/19/97

Doth, David S.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Human Services
Term: 10/14/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Dotson, J. Dennis

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Eikevik, Stevan

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Erickson, Robert O.

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Esse, Debra

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/5/98
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Fairbanks, Deanna

Appointment: Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Term: 1/10/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Farrell, John C.

Appointment: Minnesota Racing Commission
Term: 7/1/97 - 6/30/1903
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Ferber, Daniel

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 5/26/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Finch, Michael

Appointment: Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Term: 1/14/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 2/9/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Foley, Daniel D.

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 1/12/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Fridge, Dolores

Appointment: Acting Commissioner, Department of Human Rights
Term: 10/14/96 - 1/4/99
Acting commissioners are not subject to confirmation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 15.06.
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Fridge, Dolores

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Human Rights
Term: 2/25/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 3/13/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/9/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Garvey, Edward A.

Appointment: Public Utilities Commission
Term: 1/21/97 - 1/6/1903
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 2/10/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Gauthier, Greta Hesse

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/18/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Georgacas, Christopher P.

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 3/18/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 4/14/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/16/97 with recommendation to not confirm.
Floor action: Confirmation denied on 5/17/97

Gibson, Nancy

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/18/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Girard, James L.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Revenue
Term: 7/1/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Taxes Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/3/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Glover, Guy

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 5/26/94 - 1/5/98
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Glover, Guy

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 2/13/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/16/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Glumac, Ann M.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/31/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 4/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Goldman, Philip M.

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 3/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Greener, Jean

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 4/17/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Grendahl, Ruth

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 6/6/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
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Haaven, Jon O.

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 2/12/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/9/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Hess, Deb

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 8/18/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Holderness, Susan

Appointment: State Board of Education
Term: 2/10/98 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 2/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Hoyt, John

Appointment: Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority
Term: 3/10/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 3/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Huisenga, David W.

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Jernberg, George

Appointment: State Board of Education
Term: 6/6/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Johnson, Jeffrey R.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/31/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 4/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Johnson, Kenneth

Appointment: Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority
Term: 3/10/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 3/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Kartarik, Mary Jo

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/22/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Kelly, Verna

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 3/17/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 3/17/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Kiley, Susan

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 1/25/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/6/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Kim, John C.

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 6/6/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Kneeland, Christine S.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 6/13/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Koppendrayer, J. LeRoy

Appointment: Public Utilities Commission
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/5/1904
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/22/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Kruse, Lorainne E.

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 4/17/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Kumar, Mahesh

Appointment: Board of Animal Health
Term: 1/24/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 2/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Kvasnicka, John

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 2/13/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/16/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
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La Fleur, Gothriel J. (Fred)

Appointment: Commisioner, Department of Corrections
Term: 8/2/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Crime Prevention Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/6/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Langmo, Keith H.

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 1/2/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Larson, Peder

Appointment: Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 7/1/96 - 1/4/99
Acting commissioners are not subject to confirmation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 15.06.
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/3/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Larson, Peder A.

Appointment: Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 12/20/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/27/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/3/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Levinson, Steven

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Lievano, Rodrigo J.

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Lilja, G. Patrick

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Livingston, Sheila

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 4/17/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Maddox, Wendell

Appointment: State Board of Education
Term: 6/21/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Maglich, Gretchen B.

Appointment: Acting Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry
Term: 11/24/97 - 1/4/99
Acting commissioners are not subject to confirmation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 15.06.
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Magnus, Douglas

Appointment: Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Term: 4/3/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Malstrom, Marlene

Appointment: Minnesota Rural Finance Authority
Term: 2/10/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 3/10/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Mason, Sidney R.

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 1/2/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

McCollar, Maurice "Mac"

Appointment: Public Utilities Commission
Term: 9/20/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

McLeod, Mary

Appointment: Gambling Control Board
Term: 6/30/96 - 6/30/1900
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/7/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

McNeil, Dennis E.

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 3/18/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Michel, Geoffrey

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 6/5/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Moon, Peggy

Appointment: Gambling Control Board
Term: 7/1/97 - 6/30/1901
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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Nelson, Bonita

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 1/12/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Nelson, Christopher A.

Appointment: Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority
Term: 1/27/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 2/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Nesdahl, Michael

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/6/97 - 6/30/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Nesseth, Steven H.

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Nickolai, Ken

Appointment: Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge, State Office of Administrative Hearings
Term: 10/31/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Nickolai, Ken

Appointment: Chief Administrative Law Judge, State Office of Administrative Hearings
Term: 2/3/98 - 6/30/1904
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/12/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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O'Connor, Stephen J.

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 1/25/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/6/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Otterness, Beverly Anderson

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 6/14/96 - 1/6/97
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Otterness, Beverly Anderson

Appointment: Minnesota Veterans Homes Board of Directors
Term: 1/25/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/6/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Owens, Thomas L.

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Paap, Kevin

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Parker, Teresa

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Pemberton, Richard L.

Appointment: Minnesota Racing Commission
Term: 7/1/97 - 6/30/1903
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Perez, George W.

Appointment: Tax Court
Term: 12/1/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Taxes Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/9/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Perry, Timothy

Appointment: Transportation Regulation Board
Term: 6/5/95 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Transportation Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Petraborg, John

Appointment: Acting Commissioner, Department of Human Services
Term: 7/1/96 - 1/4/99
Acting commissioners are not subject to confirmation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 15.06.
Referred to: No committee referral necessary
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Piper, Cynthia

Appointment: Minnesota Racing Commission
Term: 7/1/97 - 6/30/1903
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Plante, Anne Marie

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 6/7/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Powless, Robert E.

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/24/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 3/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Prondzinski, John

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Reynolds, Nancy M.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 5/20/96 - 1/5/98
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Reynolds, Nancy

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 2/13/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/16/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Richter, James W.

Appointment: Gambling Control Board
Term: 7/8/96 - 6/30/1900
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/7/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Robb, Janet

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 3/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Robles, Carmen

Appointment: State Board of Education
Term: 5/20/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/23/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Roer, Kathleen M.

Appointment: Chair, Board of Water and Soil Resources
Term: 2/2/98 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 3/26/98
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Rognstad, DeeWayne

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/5/98
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Sando, Rodney W.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources
Term: 1/17/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Satterlee, Warren

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/12/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Scheftel, Joni M.

Appointment: Board of Animal Health
Term: 3/15/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 4/3/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/10/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Schmidt, M. Judith

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 2/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Scott, Gregory

Appointment: Public Utilities Commission
Term: 8/29/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Sherman, Patsy O.

Appointment: Board of Invention
Term: 3/5/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Simoneau, Wayne A.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Finance
Term: 10/25/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Simoneau, Wayne A.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Employee Relations
Term: 3/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Skaalen, Christopher J.

Appointment: Minnesota Rural Finance Authority
Term: 2/3/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 2/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Slocum, Charles A.

Appointment: State Ethical Practices Board
Term: 6/15/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Election Laws Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/10/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/18/97

Stephens, Denise M.

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/98
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Stockstead, Michael

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Strobel, Sylvia L.

Appointment: Board of the Lola and Rudy Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education
Term: 4/17/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Swanson, Mary Jo

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 1/31/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 3/26/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/7/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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Tesch, Armin

Appointment: Minnesota Rural Finance Authority
Term: 2/10/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 3/10/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Thiry, Patrick A.

Appointment: Minnesota Rural Finance Authority
Term: 2/3/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on 2/20/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Tinklenberg, Marvin

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 6/13/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Toren, Paul E.

Appointment: Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
Term: 2/3/97 - 1/1/1901
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 2/17/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Tsai, Albert

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Van Hovel, Jo

Appointment: Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Term: 1/10/96 - 1/3/1900
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Vanek, Mary Most

Appointment: Executive Director, Public Employees Retirement Association
Term: 1/16/97 -
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 3/13/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/21/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Vekich, Michael M.

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/1/96 - 6/30/1902
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97
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Wafler, James

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 7/6/97 - 6/30/1900
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Watson, Peter H.

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 4/22/95 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/9/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Wedl, Robert J.

Appointment: Commissioner, Department of Children, Families, and Learning
Term: 10/14/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

West, Lois

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/12/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Wheeler, Steven D.

Appointment: Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
Term: 2/15/97 - 1/6/1903
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 2/27/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Whitbeck, Elizabeth

Appointment: Board of the Arts
Term: 1/5/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Governmental Operations and Veterans Committee on 2/12/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 2/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

White, Suzanne

Appointment: Board on Judicial Standards
Term: 3/17/98 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Judiciary Committee on 3/17/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/3/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Wilander, Chester

Appointment: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Term: 4/14/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 5/5/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Wilcox, Michael

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Williams, Charles "Chuck"

Appointment: Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Term: 11/24/97 - 6/30/98
Referred to: Children, Families and Learning Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/19/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Wilson, Debra A.

Appointment: Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
Term: 2/15/97 - 1/6/1903
Referred to: Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee on 2/27/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/17/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Wingrove, Gary

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 1/31/98 - 1/7/1902
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 3/26/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 4/7/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98

Wingrove, Gary L.

Appointment: Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Term: 4/26/96 - 1/5/98
Referred to: Health and Family Security Committee on 1/9/97
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 5/14/97 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 5/17/97

Winkelman, Charles B.

Appointment: Environmental Trust Fund Citizens' Advisory Committee
Term: 3/31/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Environment and Natural Resources Committee on 4/3/97
Committee action: No committee action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998
Floor action: No floor action taken as of the last day of session, April 9, 1998

Wychor, James J.

Appointment: Metropolitan Council
Term: 8/5/97 - 1/4/99
Referred to: Local and Metropolitan Government Committee on 1/20/98
Committee action: Reported to the Senate Floor on 3/18/98 with recommendation to confirm.
Floor action: Confirmed on 4/9/98
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