STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
JOBS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
Representative Gunther, Chair of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:33 p.m. on February 15, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
MCFARLANE, Carol, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Scalze moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 10, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Bio Business Alliance of Minnesota was Dale Wahlstrom, President and CEO, Dr. Kelvin Willoughby, President, Willoughby International, LLC.
Testifying before committee on behalf of MN Youth Build was, Joyce Eissinger; Program Coordinator, and Stephanie Lund, Tree Trust Coordinator.
Testimony was heard by Major Knight, James Grosso, Devon Crenshaw from Tree Trust Youth.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the Guadalupe Alternative Program was Allen Selinski, Executive Director; Craig Luedemann, Executive Director, and Sondra Ciesielski, Program Assistant.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the City of Minneapolis, Youth and Employment and Training Program was Anne Fischer, Program Manager, Charles Metcalf Program Assistant, Linda Tkaczik , Project Director, and Latrell Beamon, Youth Coordinator.
Testifying before committee on behalf of the City of Minneapolis Parks Department, Learn to Earn Program was Kathy Korum, Deputy Director.
Testimony was heard by Donnell Gibson, City of St. Paul Youth Program, Program Graduate and Lee Helgen, Program Graduate.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:17 p.m.
REP. BOB GUNTHER, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant