Anoka County Government Center
2100 Third Ave.
Anoka, MN 55303-5024
Commissioner Meisner is serving her first term on the Anoka
County Board of Commissioners. She represents the cities of Columbia Heights,
Fridley, Hilltop, and a portion of Spring Lake Park.
Commissioner Meisner split her childhood between the small
town of Cloquet and the Twin Cities suburb of Oakdale. She graduated from the
Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley. After high school, she went
on to the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. She is employed as the community
relations manager for the North Metro Mayors Association.
Commissioner Meisner has lived in Fridley for 19 years and has two children.
Commissioner Meisner has been investing in her community for
years. She serves on the Mercy Hospital Foundation Board; serves on the
leadership development committee for Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley; is a
trained volunteer for the women’s shelter at Alexandra House, a domestic
violence shelter and resource center in Blaine; volunteered for the Lee Carlson
Center for Mental Health and Wellbeing in Fridley; and she’s participated in
programs and fundraising events for the Banfill Locke Center for the Arts in
Commissioner Meisner represents the most diverse district in
Anoka County and believes a successful county commissioner is accessible,
approachable, knows the communities they serve, and is someone who can build
bridges to solve problems. She has chosen to serve the citizens of Anoka County
on the Board of Commissioners because she is deeply invested in community
service, and she views her role on the County Board as an important opportunity
to serve Anoka County citizens.
One of the key issues Commissioner Meisner wants to focus on
during her time in office is promoting jobs in the trades. She notes there is a
lack of skilled tradespeople in Anoka County and across the state, and this is
a field of employment that has plenty of interesting, well-paying career
opportunities that are waiting to be filled. Another primary issue important to
Commissioner Meisner is to increase awareness and resources for people facing
mental health and addiction issues. She has also been an advocate for women’s
issues — she supports having more women in the business community and in
When Commissioner Meisner has some down time, she enjoys
cooking for her family, taking ballet classes, freelance writing for various
outlets — including the Minnesota Orchestra — and reading.
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