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Statewide media contacts

Name Position Office Cell
Kevin Gutknecht Communications director 651-366-4266 651-231-4192
Christina Joyce Communications supervisor 651-366-4265 651-592-8040
Mary McFarland Brooks Public Affairs 651-366-4280 651-200-5453
Sue Roe Public Affairs 651-366-4268 651-503-2467

Media contacts by region

District Offices
Metro District
Name Position Office Cell
Christine Krueger Metro Communications director 651-234-7507 651-503-9079
Nick Carpenter Public Affairs
West Metro
651-234-7710 N/A
Kirsten Klein Public Affairs
South Metro
651-234-7506 N/A
Kent Barnard Public Affairs
North Metro
651-234-7504 651-253-2803
Denise Workcuff Public Affairs
East Metro
651-234-7502 N/A
Kevin Walker Public Affairs
I-94 corridor
651-234-7509 651-690-4914
Bobbie Dahlke MnPASS Communications 651-234-7088 651-775-3084
Greater Minnesota
Name District Office Cell
Beth Petrowske District 1
Duluth
218-725-2708 218-590-1571
TJ Melcher District 2
Bemidji
218-755-6552 N/A
JP Gillach District 3
Baxter/St. Cloud
218-828-5706 218-232-6753
Jerimiah Moerke District 4
Detroit Lakes
218-846-3609 218-849-3014
Mike Dougherty
District 6
Rochester
507-286-7684 507-251-2749
Rebecca Arndt District 7
Mankato
507-304-6106 507-327-0959

Mandi Lighthizer

District 8
Willmar
320-214-6426 320-212-6132

St. Croix Crossing Project media contacts

Name Position Office Cell
Kristin Calliguri Public Affairs 651-366-4272 651-503-0637