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James Ramstad's Biography
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James 'Jim' M. Ramstad
Wife: Kathryn; 1 Child: Christen
JD, Honors, George Washington University, 1973
BA, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota, 1968
Assistant Minority Leader, Minnesota State Senate
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1990-2008
Senator, Minnesota State Senate, 1980-1990
Co-Chair, Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus
Co-Chair, Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus
Executive Board, Congressional Arts Caucus
Congressional Boating Caucus
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Co-Chair, Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus
Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus
Congressional Vietnam-Era Veterans Caucus
Co-Chair, Medical Technology Caucus
Attorney, Criminal Justice Act, 1973-1979
Adjunct Professor, Government and Constitutional Law, American University, 1975-1978
Lieutenant, United States Army Reserve, 1968-1975
Aide, Congressional/State Legislative, 1969-1970
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Legion Post 118
Past Board Member, American Red Cross
Past Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Children's Home Society
Board Member, Lake County Food Bank
Board Member, Minnesota D.A.R.E.
Member, Minnesota Prayer Breakfast Committee
National Guard & Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Past Board Member, Normandale Community College Foundation
Member, North Metro Chamber of Commerce
Past Board Member, Northwest and Ridgedale Young Men's Christian Associations
Phi Betta Kappa
Member, Plymouth Lions Club
Member, Sierra Club
Sons of Norway
Past Chair, State Human Rights Advisory Commmission
Past Board Member, Twin West Chamber of Commerce
Past Board Member, United Handicapped Federation
Past Board Member, University of Minnesota Alumni Association
Board Member, Violence Against Women Coalition
Member, Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce
Wayzata Community Church
Westphal Post 251
-Fulbright Distinguished Public Service Award
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