Legacy Advisory Committee Members

The 17-member Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee was formed in January 2012.  Members are appointed for two year terms.  

  • Three members were appointed by the Department of Natural Resources.
  • Three members were selected by the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Coalition.
  • Three members were appointed by the Metropolitan Council. 
  • Eight members were selected by the above three agencies via an open solicitation process (Ad hoc).
     

 
 

Jannik Anderson
 Appointed By: Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission
 

Kathy Bergen photo 

Kathy Bergen
 Appointed By: Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission

Photo of LAC member Katherine Bloom

 Katherine Bloom
 Ad hoc member

 

 Bob Bierscheid
 Appointed By: Metropolitan Council

Photo of LAC member Renee Evans

 Renee Evans
 Appointed By: Department of Natural Resources

Nancy Hason photo 

Nancy Hanson
 Ad hoc member

Brian Hubbard photo

 Brian Hubbard, Alternate Chair
 Ad hoc member

Brooke Maier photo

 Brook Maier
 Appointed By: Department of Natural Resources 

                          
 Tim Mitchell photo

Tim Mitchell
Ad hoc member

Photo of LAC member Les Ollila 

Les Ollila
Appointed By: Department of Natural Resources

Peter Royer Photo 

Peter Royer
Appointed By: Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission

Wayne Sames photo  

Wayne Sames
 Appointed By: Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission 

Jenny Smith photo  

Jenny Smith
Ad hoc member 

Asha Shoffner photo 

Asha Shoffner
Appointed By: Metropolitan Council

Photo of LAC member Randy Sorenson 

Randy Sorensen
Ad hoc member

Patrick Stieg photo 

Patrick Stieg
 Appointed By: Metropolitan Council

Tom Stoa photo 

Tom Stoa
Ad hoc member 

Organization Liaisions 

Jan Youngquist, Metropolitan Council
Erika Rivers, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Trails
Mike Hulett, Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission