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Council Members

Per Minnesota Statutes 15A.0825, the Legislative Salary Council consists of 16 members: one person, who is not a judge, from each congressional district, appointed by the chief justice of the Supreme Court; and one person from each congressional district, appointed by the governor. One-half of the members appointed by the governor and one-half of the members appointed by the chief justice must belong to the political party that has the most members in the legislature. The remaining half must belong to a political party that has the second most members in the legislature.

Members

Term Expires

Appointed By

Congressional District

Joseph Boyle January 15, 2023 Governor Eighth District
Diana Burlison January 15, 2023 Chief Justice Sixth District
William P. Donohue January 15, 2023 Chief Justice Fourth District
Gregory R. Fox January 15, 2023 Chief Justice Eighth District
Brent Frazier January 15, 2025 Governor Seventh District
James Joy January 15, 2025 Chief Justice Seventh District
Thomas Kuntz January 15, 2025 Governor First District
Charles J. McElroy January 15, 2025 Chief Justice Fifth District
Dr. David Metzen, Vice Chair January 15, 2023 Governor Second District
Gloria S. Myre January 15, 2023 Chief Justice Second District
Deborah Olson, Chair January 15, 2025 Chief Justice Third District
James Patterson January 15, 2025 Governor Fifth District
Sherrie Pugh January 15, 2025 Governor Third District
Dr. Thomas Stinson January 15, 2023 Governor Fourth District
Marsha VanDenburgh January 15, 2023 Governor Sixth District
Kenneth A. Wilmes January 15, 2025 Chief Justice First District