Deputy Executive Director
Elizabeth drives MHP policy and program initiatives toward outcomes that improve the quality, affordability, and availability of housing in Minnesota and beyond. She is a public policy professional and lawyer with more than 25 years of experience. Elizabeth served as Council Member for the City of Minneapolis from 2006-17 and Council Vice President from 2013-17, advocating for state and local affordable housing policies, improving the Section 8 program, leading historic designation processes for projects associated with our past public policies of segregation and racial covenants, and advising on community development. Prior to her City Council service, Elizabeth represented individuals as an employment and civil rights lawyer for more than 10 years. Elizabeth is a 2013 Bush Fellow, focusing her fellowship on race-conscious leadership development for local elected officials.
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