House 2015-2018 (District 46A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: American Indian
City of Residence (when first elected):
Saint Louis Park
Occupation (when first elected):
Executive director, Children's Defense Fund--Minnesota
St. Louis Park Public Schools; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; B.A.; 2002, American Indian Studies, Child Psychology
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minneapolis, Minnesota (School Board);
2005 to 2009
Tim Hellendrung (when first elected, divorced around 2017)
One child: Siobhan (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2008 election.
She is a citizen of the White Earth Nation of Ojibwe. (MinnPost, March 23, 2017)
She was sworn in on November 9, 2015.
She was named as running mate, for lieutenant governor, by gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz on October 5, 2017.