STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
JOINT HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE & EDUCATION POLICY
Education Finance Chair, Representative Paul Marquart
Education Policy Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani
Representative Marquart, Chairing the Joint House Committee on Education Finance and Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM, February 19, 2013 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The House Education Finance Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Marquart, Chair (Finance)
Brynaert (Vice Chair, Policy)
Slocum, Vice Chair (Finance)
Erickson, S. GOP Lead (Policy)
Woodard, GOP Lead (Finance)
Members also in attendance:
The presenters listed below shared information on how to create the world's best workforce.
Regarding Challenges facing Minnesota:
Dr. Tom Stinson, Minnesota State Economist
Mo Amundson and Bryan Lindsley, Governor's Workforce Development Council;
Regarding Minnesota trends:
Jesse Montano, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
Dr. David Heistad, Executive Director of Research, Evaluation & Assessment, Bloomington Public Schools;
Regarding Minnesota benefits and risks:
Kathy Annette, M.D., President/CEO, Blandin Foundation
Kathy Schmidlkofer, Executive Vice President of Greater MSP;
Regarding world's best workforce characteristics:
Rick King, COO Technology, Thomson Reuters
Sanjay Kuba, Board Member, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Steve Hunter, Secretary-Treasurer, Minnesota AFL-CIO;
Regarding world's best workforce: pathways and strategies:
Rob Grunewald, Economist, The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
MDE Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone.
Committee members' questions and comments were addressed throughout the presentations.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:31 PM.
Representative Paul Marquart, Education Finance Chair
Representative Carlos Mariani, Education Policy Chair
Joe Gould, Education Finance Committee Legislative Assistant