ST. PAUL – On December 2, State Representative Barb Haley (R-Red Wing) was elected the Minnesota House Republican Whip by her Republican colleagues. As Whip, Rep. Haley joins the caucus leadership team led by Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Deputy Leader Anne Neu.
"It's an honor to have been elected to serve as House Republican Whip," said Rep. Haley. "Our team is ready to step up to provide strong conservative leadership to Minnesota as we navigate what will be a challenging session."
Haley said she will bring a focus on communications and collaborating with all caucus members to the Whip role.
"We have incredible talent and knowledge in our House Republican team members and I want to deeply leverage that experience as we craft fiscally responsible, common-sense solutions for Minnesota."
Barb Haley represents House District 21A, which covers portions of Goodhue and Wabasha counties. She is completing her second term in the Minnesota House, and was re-elected to her third term on November 2. Barb brings over 20 years of business experience, including as Director of Sales Force Effectiveness with AT&T, to her legislative role. Additionally, she has served in numerous nonprofit management positions in the community. Barb and her husband Tim live in Red Wing and have two children.