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Bill Hilty's Biography
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Wife: Laurie; 5 Children
ABD, University of Minnesota, 1970
MA, English, Purdue University, 1964
BS, Psychology, Purdue University, 1962
Member, Executive Committee, Minnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor, 2000-present
Representative, Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1996-2012
Member, Finlayson School Board, 1986-1989
Board Member, Northern Technology Initiative, 1999-present
Member, Steering Committees, Democrat/Farmer/Labor House Caucus, 1996-present
President, Minnesota Panel Systems, 1978-present
Consultant, Nemadji Energy Company, present
Partner, Sawhill Incorporated, 1971-1978
Teaching Associate, University of Minnesota, 1964-1970
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, Audubon Society of the Northwoods, 2002-present
Board Member, Greater Minnesota Coalition, 2000-present
Member, Midwest Progressive Elected Officials Network, 1998-present
Founding Member, Right to be Rural Coalition, 1998-present
Member/Representative, National Conferences of State Legislatures, 1996-present
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