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Wollschlager, Sandy

House 2007-2008 (District 28A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Goodhue, Wabasha

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/19/1957
Birth Place: Austin, Minnesota
Birth County: Mower
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Cannon Falls
Occupation (when first elected): Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Chemist, 3M

EDUCATION

Austin High School, Minnesota; Secondary; Graduate
Albert Lea Technical College; A.A.;
Augsburg College, Minneapolis; B.S.; Chemistry
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; M.P.A.; Public Administration; Science, Technology and Public Policy

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Cannon Falls, Minnesota (School Board); 1997 to 2005

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Joe
Children: Two children: Lindsey and Carl
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives twice before winning a seat.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Election Guide.

Total Days Served: 734

SESSIONS SERVED

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 28A
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: Cannon Falls
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Goodhue, Wabasha
Occupation: Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Chemist, 3M
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs: Veterans Affairs Division Minutes
  • Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Video
Women Making Change (Documentary). Minnesota: Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) and American Association of University Women, Red Wing Branch, Original Broadcast Date: September 25, 2011. (Video) 2011 - "Stories of vision and courage from women in Minnesota politics over the past century, leading and inspiring others." Includes former legislators Coya Knutson, Joan Growe, Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Sandy Wollschlager, and Laura Brod (mentions Mee Moua).


Articles & Books About
Ostberg, Patty. "Keepin' It Together: Wollschlager Brings Work Ethic to State Capitol." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 26, 2007, p. 18.



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