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Transgender Equity Council

The Transgender Equity Council advises the City of Minneapolis and Park Board on matters of importance to transgender and gender-nonconforming residents; and provides a forum for issues of importance to the transgender community; studies issues, courses of action, policies, and programs that affect the quality of life for transgender residents and makes recommendations to the City and Park Board for improvements related to these issues; serves as a liaison between the Minneapolis transgender community and the City and Park Board; and makes every effort to ensure that the diverse viewpoints and interests of the transgender residents of Minneapolis are reflected in the course of work.

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Established Date:
Feb 10, 2017
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
15
Positions Occupied:
8
Vacant Positions:
7
Membership Description:

The Board consists of 15 members: Twelve community members and staff appointed by the Mayor and City Council; one Minneapolis Park Board appointee; one Hennepin County appointee; and one Minneapolis Public Schools appointee.

Term Limit:
3
Compensation:
None
Selection Procedure:

Members are appointed using the City's open appointments policy. 

Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Nomi Badboy Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community member
2 JJ Kahle Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community Member
3 Aarti R Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community member
4 Arcadian Barrett Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community member
5 Lilly Steinbruckner Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community member
6 Vacant Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Council Community member
7 Janna Pressman Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Mayor Community member
8 Becca Sandborn Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 Mayor Community Member
9 Malaysia Abdi Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Council City of Minneapolis Employee
10 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Council City of Minneapolis Employee
11 Vacant Jan 1, 2020 Dec 31, 2021 Council City of Minneapolis Employee
12 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Mayor City of Minneapolis Employee
13 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Other Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board appointee
14 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Other Hennepin County appointee
15 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Other Minneapolis Public School Board appointee
Meeting Schedule:
Monthly
Location:
Public Service Building
Address:
505 S 4th Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Resolution 2017R-061
Bylaws:
This link open a new window Transgender Equity Council Bylaws
Contact Information
Department:
Racial Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Phone:
{{'6126733785' | telePhone}}
Subcommittees
Subcommittee Name Description Meetings Calendar
Transgender Equity Community Engagement Subcommittee The Community Engagement Subcommittee develops community engagement plans for the City's transgender equity work. View Agendas & Minutes View Meeting Calendar
Transgender Equity Council Policy Subcommittee The Policy Subcommittee reviews potential City policies to ensure that they support transgender equity, and proposes local policy, in coordination with County and statewide efforts. View Agendas & Minutes View Meeting Calendar