STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:50 P.M. on March 22nd, 2016, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair HERTAUS, Jerry
KRESHA, Ron, Vice Chair MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary, DFL Lead MARIANI, Carlos
ANDERSON, Paul MULLERY, Joe
ANZELC, Tom NEWTON, Jerry
BENNETT, Peggy NORNES, Bud
CHRISTENSEN, Drew QUAM, Duane
DAVNIE, Jim SELCER, Yvonne
DETTMER, Bob SLOCUM, Linda
ERICKSON, Sondra WILLS, Anna
A quorum was present.
Representative Christensen moved the minutes of March 17th, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Shared Time testifyers:
Representative Ron Kresha
George Weber, Superintendent, Pierz Public Schools
Debra Mayer-Myrum, Principal, Holy Trinity Catholic School
Tom Melcher, Director of Program Finance, Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)
Presentation of World’s Best Workforce:
Steve Dibb, Assistant Commissioner, MDE
Stephanie Graff, Chief Accountability Officer, MDE
Rick Heller, Twice Exceptional Print Disabled Representative (Unofficial)
Adosh Unni, Government Relations Director, MDE
The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:31 P.M.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant