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Tarryl Clark's Biography
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Tarryl L. Clark
Husband: Doug; 2 Children: Colin, Nathan
JD, William Mitchell College of Law, 1992
MA, Educational Counseling, Drake University, 1985
BA, Sociology, Drake University, 1983
Assistant Majority Leader, Minnesota State Senate, 2006-present
Former Delegate, Democratic-Farmer-Labor State and Congressional Convention
Former Vice Chair, Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Commissioner/Board Member, Saint Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 8, 2012
Senator, Minnesota State Senate, 2005-2010
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 2010
Associate Chair, Minnesota State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, 2003-2005
Super Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 2004
Candidate, Minnesota State Senate, 2000, 2002
Member, Early Care and Education Finance Commission
Member, Rural Policy Research Institute Human Services Task Force
National Co-Chair, Jobs21! Campaign, BlueGreen Alliance, present
Executive Director, Minnesota Community Action Association, 1998-2006
Regional Coordinator, Northwest Area Foundation Devolution Project, 1997-2000
Director, Community Response Task Force, 1997-1999
Public Policy Director, Children's Defense Fund Minnesota, 1995-1997
Attorney, Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, 1992-1995
Affirmative Action/Human Relations Director, Land of Lakes Girl Scout Council, 1988-1994
Law Clerk, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, 1991-1992
Law Clerk, Children's Defense Fund Minnesota, 1990-1991
Law Clerk, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, 1990-1991
Law Clerk, Saint Cloud Area Legal Services, 1989-1990
Coordinator, Saint Cloud Area Habitat for Humanity, 1988-1989
Program Coordinator, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Maricopa County, 1987-1988
Young Adult Program Coordinator/Individual and Family Counselor, Center for Youth Resources, 1983-1987
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Big Leap for Early Learning
Member, Citizens' Advocacy Committee
Member, Commission on Life and Work, Minnesota Council of Churches
Member, Forum of Executive Women
Board Member, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Member, Great River Interfaith Partnership Organizing Committee
Board Member, Great River Roundtable
Board Member/Former Treasurer, Mid-Community Action Association
Member, National Community Action Partnership State Association Think Tank
Member, Region V Regional Coordinating Council
Member, Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
Former Board Member/Community Development Chair/Government Affairs Co-Chair, Saint Cloud Area League of Women Voters
Member, Saint Cloud Rotary
Youth Minister, Saint John's Episcopal Church
Member, Senior Citizens Law Project
Former President, Sheltering Arms Foundation Board
Member, Steering Committee, Affirmative Options Coalition
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