Trustee Dawn Erlandson
Congressional District #5
Legislative District #59A
Term Dates: July 1, 2012, through
June 30, 2018
St. Paul, MN 55101
Dawn Erlandson, Minneapolis, is the president of Aurora Strategic Advisors, Inc., where she leads public affairs and marketing communications efforts for national, state and local clients. She currently serves as the immediate past board chair of the Great Plains Institute and is a board member of the Georgia-based Product Policy Institute and the 1006 Summit Avenue Society. She has previously served as board president of the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation. Erlandson earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, sociology and international business from Hamline University and has completed a policy fellowship at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School and the leadership development program at the University of St. Thomas’s Institute for Executive Director Leadership.
Erlandson was appointed to the Board of Trustees for a six-year term by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2012.