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Brod, Laura

House 2003-2010 (District 25A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/11/1971
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Former Name: Morris
City of Residence (when first elected): New Prague
Occupation (when first elected): Small Business Owner, Agricultural and Residential Property Appraiser

EDUCATION

New Prague High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1990
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; B.A.; Geography and Russian Area Studies, Summa Cum Laude, 1993
Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.A.; Urban and Regional Studies, 1998

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: New Prague, Minnesota (Utilities Commission); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Council/Aldermen: New Prague, Minnesota (City Council); 1999 to 2002 [Elected]
Board of Regents: University of Minnesota (At-Large); 03/10/2011 to 20??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Wade (married in 1994)
Children: Two children: James and Camille
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.

Total Days Served: 2919

SESSIONS SERVED

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 25A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: New Prague
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Finance Minutes
  • Finance: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes
  • Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 25A
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: New Prague
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Finance: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes
  • Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 25A
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: New Prague
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Capital Investment Minutes
  • Civil Law and Elections Minutes
  • Health Policy and Finance: Health Care Cost Containment Division Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
  • Taxes: Property and Local Tax Division Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 25A
Elected: 11/5/2002
Residence: New Prague
Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
Counties Represented: Le Sueur, Scott, Sibley
Occupation: Small Business Owner, Agricultural and Residential Property Appraiser
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Commerce, Jobs, and Economic Development
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
  • Taxes