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Edelson, Heather

House 2019-Present (District 49A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/4/1981
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Edina
Occupation (when first elected): Homemaker

EDUCATION

Columbia Heights High School; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; M.S.W.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judicial Administration: Hennepin County, Minnesota (Guardian ad Litem); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Board/Commission: Edina, Minnesota (Human Rights and Relations Commissioner); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Board/Commission: Edina, Minnesota (Race and Equity Working Group Member, Facilities); [Dates Unknown]
School Board/Administration: Edina Public School District, Minnesota (Special Education Advisory Council); [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Brett
Children: Three children: Sammy, Caleb, Josh
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She has a background as a mental health therapist.

She is a first generation college graduate.

Religion according to her Twitter post on August 15, 2019.

Total Days Served: 287

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49A
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services Policy Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Education Finance Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance & Policy Division Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2019 House Interview



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