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Steve Gottwalt's Biography
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Wife: Paula; 5 Children: Katherine, William, Michael, Daniel, Andrew
BA, Journalism/English, College of Saint Thomas, 1984
Representative, Minnesota State House of Representatives, 2006-2013
Member/Vice President, Saint Cloud City Council, 1997-2006
Mayor's Government Reform and Efficiency Task Force, 1999-2001
Board Member, Saint Cloud Area Planning Organization, 1997-1999
Chair, Saint Cloud Area Human Services Council, 1992-1995
President, Steve Gottwalt Consulting, Limited Liability Company, 2011-present
News Director, KSJR, Minnesota Public Radio
Director, Communications and Consumer Affairs, Coborn's, Incorporated, Grocery Stores, 2006-2011
Director, Communications, Diocese of Saint Cloud, 1997-2006
Director, Contracting, EverCare, 1995-1997
Regional Network Contracting Manager, Medica-Allina Health System, 1994-1995
Product Development Coordinator, Central Minnesota Group Health Plan, HealthPartners Central Minnesota Clinic, 1991-1994
Development Coordinator, St. Cloud Area Economic Development Partnership, 1987-1989
News Reporter/Anchor, WJON-AM Radio, 1986-1987
Served, United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1983-1985
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, Saint Cloud Regional Airport Board, 2000-present
Member, Central Minnesota Transportation Alliance, 1999-present
Chair, Saint Cloud Area Economic Development Partnership, 1999-present
Member, Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce, 1987-present
Member, Church of Saint Peter, present
Member, Heartland Gateways/AIR21 Steering Committee, 2004-2005
Board Member, Great River Regional Library, 1999-2001
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