In my spare time: Well for starters, I wish I had more spare time for travel, exploration and hammock napping, but since I am not being paid to tour the world exploring barely-discovered magnificent places for the Science channel, I try to spend as much of my time as possible just being outside here in the beautiful state of Minnesota. My goal for this summer is to finally learn to fly fish, but it is too soon to tell whether or not that will actually happen. If it is a rainy day you can probably find me at home working on a crossword puzzle or catching up on some reading, although I must admit being lazy does not come too easy for me – even though I wish it did.
My Vision for Minnesota: I hope that Minnesota can continue to be a great place to live with diverse denizens who maintain high integrity and respect for one another.
Why I am passionate about Minnesota Rising: Engaging young leaders and building trust one conversation at-a-time is easy to get behind. I am excited to see the results of the Cascading Conversation Tour unfold. Being a part of such a unique project gives me hope that the future of Our Minnesota is bright.