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Prettner Solon's Biography
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Yvonne Prettner Solon
Widowed; 2 Children: Shelley, Matt
MA, Psychology, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1981
BA, Psychology and Social Development, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1979
Lieutenant Governor, State of Minnesota, 2010-2014
Senator, Minnesota State Senate, 2002-2010
Deputy Mayor, City of Duluth, 1992-2000
Vice President/Member, Duluth City Council, 1988-2000
President, Duluth City Council, 1992-2000
Member, Council of State Governments, Energy Committee
Member, Executive Committee, Nation Lieutenant Governor's Association, present
Member, Great Lakes Commission
Member, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
Member, National Council of State Legislatures, Health Future Leaders Corps/Communications Committee
Board Member, Legislative Audit Commission, 2003-2005
Co-Chair, Duluth Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, 2000-2002
President/Vice President/Treasurer, Duluth Economic Development Authority, 1994-2000
Commissioner/Vice Chair, Housing and Redevelopment Authority, 1992-1994
Commissioner/President, Seaway Port Authority of Duluth/Superior, 1990-1994
Clinical Director, Compass North Behavioral Health Clinic, Saint Luke's Hospital
Psychologist, Hillside Mental Health Center, Saint Luke's Hospital
Senior Psychologist, Range Mental Health Center, 1984-1985
Director, Marty Mann Halfway House for Women, 1981-1984
Program Evaluator/Consultant, 1979-1984
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
Board Member/Member, Duluth General Medical Education Council
Advisory Board Member, University of Minnesota, Duluth Chancellor's Council
State Director, Women in Government
Board Member, Great Lakes Aquarium/Lake Superior Center, 1998-2006
Vice Chair, Community Action Duluth Board, 1999-2002
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