Willmar's Audrey Nelsen elected to League of Minnesota Cities board of directors

Willmar City Council member Audrey Nelsen has been elected to serve full three-year term on the board

Audrey Nelsen
Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelson has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the League of Minnesota Cities.
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WILLMAR — Willmar City Councilor Audrey Nelsen was one of four people elected to the board of directors for the League of Minnesota Cities at its annual conference business meeting, held June 23 in Duluth, according to a news release from the League of Minnesota Cities.

The board is responsible for leading the statewide organization in a way that is strategic, responsible and representative of the interests of all member cities in the state, according to the news release.

Nelsen is elected to serve a three-year term, along with West St. Paul City Council member Wendy Berry, Delano City Administrator Phil Kern and Stillwater City Council member Larry Odebrecht.

Elected president of the board for 2022-2023 is Bemidji City Council member Ron Johnson. Nisswa City Administrator Jenny Max was elected first vice president, and Lakeville City Administrator Justin Miller was elected second vice president.

A complete list of new and returning board members and officers can be found at .


The League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to helping cities throughout Minnesota build quality communities through effective advocacy, expert analysis, trusted guidance and collective action. The League serves its more than 830 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management, and other services.

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