MAAO Committee Members

Agricultural Committee

Doug Bruns, Renville County (VI), Chair

Keith Kern, Carver County (IX), Vice Chair

Brian Hoff, Fillmore County (I)

Sue Schultz, McLeod County (II)

Mark Koehn, Stearns County (III)

Mike Dangers, Aitkin County (IV)

Joyce Schmidt, Pipestone County (V)

Karl Lindquist, Grant County (VII)

Mark Landsverk, Polk County (VIII)

Mark Vagts, DOR


Curriculum and Assessor Standards Committee

Jessi Glancey, DOR, Co-chair

Sherri Kitchenmaster, Lyon County (V) Co-Chair

Ben Bedard, Olmsted County (I)

Alyssa Browne, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Gary Amundson, DOR/State Board of Assessors

Gertrude Paschke, Faribault County (II)


Conference Content Committee

Jean Popp, Morrison County (III), Co-chair

Kim Jensen, Hennepin County (IX)

Paul Knutson, Rice County (I)

Dawn Klein, Dakota County (IX)

Greg Schmitt, Olmsted County (I)

Deb Eversman, Martin County (II)

Conrad Anderson, Wright County (III)

Amber Peratalo, Itasca County (IV)

Jean Nelson, Murray County (V)

Mike Wacker, Pope County (VI)

Lee Brekke, Wadena County (VII)

Jamie Freeman, Clearwater County (VIII)

Mary Wells, Local (IX)

Kristine Moody, DOR


Conference Coordination

Paul Knutson, Rice County (I), Head

Dawn Klein, Dakota County (IX), Assistant

Kim Jensen, Hennepin County (IX), Summer Seminars


CIA Valuations Committee

Daniel Blonigen, City of Bloomington (IX), Chair

Brian Kieser, City of Minneapolis (IX), Vice Chair

Robin Swanson, Washington County (IX)

Bob Ehler, Vanguard Appraisals

Joe Mako, Hennepin County (IX)

Jake Pidde, Stearns County (III)                          

Chase Peloquin, Chisago County (III)          

Benjamin Thomas, St. Louis County (IV)        

Dustin Hinrichs, Dakota County (IX)


Designation Committee

Pat Chapman, Ramsey County (IX), Co-chair

Amy Rausch, DOR, Co Chair

Ryan Short, Blue Earth County (II)

Tim Graul, Ramsey County (IX)

Ally Fox, Dakota County (IX)

A Thor, City of Minnetonka (IX)

Dave Parsons, City of Marshall (VIII)


Editorial Board

Jason Jorgensen, Wadena County (VII), Associate Editor/Chair

Lori Thingvold, Wright County (III), Editor 

Mike Bjork, Washington County (IX)

Laura Odgren, Martin County (II)

Nancy Gunderson, Clay County (VII)

Jamie Freeman, Clearwater County (VIII)

Jake Pidde, Stearns County (III)

Amber Hill, Polk County (VIII)

Melissa Make, Wright County (III)


Education Steering Committee

Mike Wacker, Pope County (VI) Chair

Tim Mitchell, City of Maple Grove (IX)

Ginger Woodrum, Hubbard County (VIII)


Finance Committee

Kyle Holmes, Carlton County (IX), Finance Officer

Patrick Todd, City of Minneapolis (IX), Past President

Michelle Moen, Isanti County (III), President 

Theresa Mitchell, Dakota County (IX), 1st VP

Daryl Moeller, Chisago County (III), 2nd VP

Reed Heidelberger, City of Alexandria (VII), Treasurer

Lori Schwendemann, Lac Qui Parle County (VI), Ad Hoc Member


GIS Committee

Randy Lahr, Stearns County (III), Chair

John Jacobson, Ramsey County (IX), Vice Chair

Kristina Botzek, Sherburne County (III)

Lisa Janssen, City of St. Cloud (III)

Jane Grossinger, City of St Michael (III)

Matt Sapola, Olmsted County (I)

Jim Pietila, Itasca County (IV)

Markus Yager, City of Maple Grove (IX)

Ginger Woodrum, Hubbard County (VII)

Josh Schoen, Rice County (I)

Jay Sowieja, Le Sueur County (II)

Laura Aamodt, Washington County (IX)


IAAO State Representative

Kyle Holmes, Carlton County (IV)

Rebecca Malmquist, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Alyssa Browne, City of Minneapolis (IX)


Information Systems Committee

Michael Neimeyer, Dakota County, Chair 

Shannon Sailer, Dakota County, Hardware/Software

Jennifer Koskela, Kittson County, Social Media

A Thor, City of St. Cloud, Jobs Board

Greg Strauss, Washington County, Chief Region/Committee Liaison

Paul Sandvik, Hennepin County, Web-site Maintenance

Committee Liaisons

Agriculture - Keith Kern, Carver County

Assessor Development - Amy Rausch, DOR

CIA Valuations - Josh Johnsen, Olmsted County and Brian Kieser, City of Minneapolis

Curriculum and Assessor Standards - Jessi Glancey, DOR

Editorial - Lori Thingvold, Wright County and Jason Jorgensen, Wadena County

GIS - Kristi Botzeck, Sherburne County and Lisa Janssen, City of St. Cloud

Residential - Jill Murray, Norman County

Scholarship - Carrie Borghiiink, Hennepin County and Laura Hacker, Sibley County

Tax Court - Ann Miller, Washington County and Shelagh Stoerzinger, City of Edina

Region Liaisons

Region I - Open

Region II - Gina Sievert, Sibley County

Region III - Shelly Maloney, Sherburne County 

Region IV - Mike Dangers, Aitkin County 

Region V - Chris McChesney, Pipestone County and Lisa Braun, Pipestone County

Region VI - Sandy Vold, Big Stone County 

Region VII - Nancy Gunderson, Clay County 

Region VIII - Annalee Jones, Polk County 

Region IX - Todd Angus, City of Bloomington and Dan Blonigen, City of Bloomington


Legislative Committee

Mark Peterson, Cass County (IV), Chair

Mark Krupski, Olmsted County (I)

Mike Sheplee, Martin County (II)

Jeff Johnson, Stearns County (III)

Robert Thompson, Cook County (IV)

Tom Houselog, Rock County (V)

Sandy Vold, Big Stone County (VI)

Steve Carlson, Becker County (VII)

Joe Skerik, Beltrami County (VII)

Ricardo Perez, Ramsey County (IX)

Patrick Todd, City of Minneapolis (IX)

James Atchison, Hennepin County (IX)

Kent Smith, City of Bloomington (IX)

Matt Hilgart, AMC, Legislative Liaison


Membership Coordinator

Rebecca Malmquist, City of Minneapolis (IX)


Nominating and Procedures Committee

Michelle Snobl, Wilkin County (VII), Chair

Lorna Sandvik, City of Marshall (VIII)

Regina Buchanan, Ramsey County (IX)


Residential Committee

Jill Murray, Norman County (VIII), Co-Chair

John Conway, Winona County (I), Co-Chair

Michele Wills, Nicollet County (II)

Gregg Swartwoudt, Lake County (IV)

Dan Squyres, Chicago County (III)

Chris McChesney, Pipestone County (V)

Bonnie Crosby, Chippewa County (VI)

Kevin Scheidecker, Ottertail County (VII)

Jill Murray, Norman County (VIII)

Jen Blumers, City of Bloomington (IX)

Saray Garnett-Hochuli, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Brian Messer, City of Minneapolis (IX)


Rules and Resolutions

Daryl Moeller, Chisago County (III), Chair

Ryan DeCook, Dodge County (I)

Brice Nelson, Wright County (III)


Sales Ratio Committee

John Keefe, Chicago County (III), Chair

Alex Guggenberger, Anoka County (IX), Chair

Julie Hackman, Olmsted County (I)

Penny Vikre, Cass County (IV)

Dave Sipila, St. Louis County (IV)

Jason McCaslin, Jackson County (V)

Jim Swenson, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Del Sanko, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Tim Bulger, Hennepin County (IX)

Laura Aamodt, Washington County (IX)

Tom Reineke, Ramsey County (IX)

Michael Thompson, Scott County (IX)

Paul Sandvik, Hennepin County (IX)

Taylor Forsyth, DOR 

Gary Amundson, DOR


Scholarship Committee

Carrie Borgheiinck, Hennepin County (IX), Chair

Jon Crowe, City of Edina (IX)

Laura Hacker, Sibley County (II)

Shayne Bender, Le Sueur County (II)



Penny Vikre, Cass County (IV)


Silent Auction Committee

Lorna Sandvik, Nicollet County (II), Chair

Bridget Olson, Nicollet County (II)

Shelly Maloney, Sherburne County (III)


Site Selection 

Lisa Clarke, City of St. Louis Park (IX), Chair

Luis Rosario, Ramsey County (IX)

Paul Knutson, Rice County (I)

Jessie Jurek, City of Minneapolis (IX)


Strategic Planning and Research

Patrick Todd, City of Minneapolis (IX), Chair

Michelle Moen, Isanti County (III), President

Kyle Holmes, Carlton County (IV), Past President


Tax Court Committee

Ann Miller, Washington County (IX), Co-Chair

Shelagh Stoerzinger, City of Edina (IX), Co-Chair

Chase Peloquin, Chisago County (III)

Tony Rasmuson, Wright County (III)

Terry Johnson, St. Louis County (IV)

David Parsons, City of Marshall (V)

Michael Wacker, Pop County (VI)

Peter Doll, City of Moorhead (VII)

Joe Skerik, Beltrami County (VIII)

Scott Muenchow, Ramsey County (IX)

Matt Gersemehl, City of Bloomington (IX)

Terence Chacka, Scott County (IX)

Brian Kieser, City of Minneapolis (IX)



Reed Heidelberger, City of Alexandria (VII)



Troy Halter, Ramsey County (IX), Chair

Regina Buchanan, City of Minneapolis (IX)

Laura Odgren, Martin County (II)

Brice Nelson, Wright County (III)

Amber Swenson-Hill, Polk County (VIII)