Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Board

The Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership (MJSP) Board evaluates grant applications for all MJSP training programs and makes grant awards to partnering businesses and educational institutions.

The MJSP Board also has statutory authority over the state and federal Dislocated Worker (DW) Program, which provides training and services to laid-off Minnesota workers who meet specific eligibility requirements.

Note: The MJSP Board is holding a special meeting to consider requests for additional small layoff funds and funding to support mass layoff activity:

Thursday, March 31, 2016
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Minnesota Room
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-200
Saint Paul, MN, 55101-1351

Members

By state law, the MJSP Board consists of 12 directors. The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) provides administrative support to the Board.

MJSP Board members and their contact information are listed below. Term expirations are listed in parentheses.

Members of the Executive Committee are identified by an asterisk after their names and terms.

Fay Beauchine (2016)
President, Brojure
4940 W. 77th St.
Edina, MN 55435
651-338-8755
fpbeauh@comcast.net

Robert Campbell (2016) 
15560 Edgewood Court 
Eden Prairie, MN 55346 
612-308-7314 
robertcampbell47@aol.com

Katie Clark-Sieben - Chair *
Commissioner
Department of Employment and Economic Development
1st National Bank Bldg.
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-259-7119
Fax: 651-296-4772
katie.clark.sieben@state.mn.us

Kathleen Dolphin (2016) 
President 
Dolphin Staffing 
17 Washington Ave. N., Suite 500 
Minneapolis, MN 55401 
612-371-7450 
Fax: 612-371-7485 
kad@dolphinstaffing.com

Twyla Flaws (2015) 
Personnel Manager 
Clow Stamping Co. 
23103 Cty Rd 3 
Merrifield, MN 56465 
218-765-2417 
twylaf@clowstamping.com

George Garnett
Director of Strategic Development
Summit Academy OIC
935 Olson Memorial Hwy
Mpls., MN 55405
Phone: 612-278-5283 
ggarnett@saoic.org

Eric Kaler 
President 
University of Minnesota 
100 Church Street S.E., Suite 201 
Minneapolis, MN 55455 
651-626-1616 
upres@umn.edu

Bob Kill (2016) 
Governor Appointee/Nonprofit Rep.
President and CEO 
Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. 
310 4th Avenue South, Suite 7050 
Minneapolis MN 55415 
612-455-4208 
robert.kill@enterpriseminnesota.org

Edward Reynoso (2016) 
Political Director 
Minnesota Teamsters 
3001 University Avenue S.E. 
Minneapolis, MN 55414 
612-331-3456 
ateamster@msn.com

Steven Rosenstone 
Chancellor 
MN State Colleges and Universities 
Wells Fargo Place 
30 7th Street East, Suite 350 
St. Paul, MN 55101 
651-201-1696 
steven.rosenstone@so.mnscu.edu

Mary Russell (2016) 
Director of Leadership Support & Organizational Effectiveness 
Health Partners 
1492 Como Avenue 
St. Paul, MN 55108 
952-883-5385 
mary.m.russell@healthpartners.com

MJSP Board Designees:

Mary Nichols*
(Proxy for Eric Kaler)
Dean, College of Continuing Education
University of Minnesota
1420 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
612-624-1751
Fax: 612-624-1292
nicho039@umn.edu

Mary Rothchild 
(Proxy for Steven Rosenstone)
 
Senior System Director, Workforce Development
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities 
Office of the Chancellor 
30 7th Street East, Suite 350 
St. Paul, MN 55101 
651 201-1672
Fax: 651-296-3214
mary.rothchild@so.mnscu.edu 

Board Staff Contact:

Paul D. Moe, Director 
MN Jobs Skills Partnership Program 
MN Department of Employment and Economic Development 
1st National Bank Building, Suite E200 
332 Minnesota St. St. Paul, MN 55101 
651-259-7522 
paul.moe@state.mn.us

Meeting Schedule

All MJSP meetings are open to the public. Meetings will be held in the Minnesota Room at DEED headquarters, 332 Minnesota Street in St. Paul. No reservations are required to attend. However, visitors should check in with the DEED receptionist desk on the skyway level.

2016 MJSP Board Meeting Schedule:

Date:

Monday, June 13, 2016

Purpose:

MJSP & DWP Business

Agenda:

  • Consideration of Partnership & Pathways grant applications
  • Consideration of MJSP and DWP FY 2017 budgets
  • DWP Quarterly Update
  • Other

Application Deadline:

4:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2016 with the exception of Short Form applications which are due by 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, 2016. Download the Request for Proposal.

Date:

Monday, September 12, 2016

Purpose:

DWP Business

Agenda:

  • DWP Quarterly Update
  • Consideration of MJSP Short Form applications
  • Other

Application Deadline:

4:30 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2016.

Date:

Monday, November 7, 2016

Purpose:

MJSP & DWP Business

Agenda:

  • Consideration of Partnership & Pathways grant applications
  • DWP Quarterly Update
  • Other

Application Deadline:

4:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2016 with the exception of Short Form applications which are due by 4:30 p.m., Monday, October 17, 2016.

Date:

Monday, December 12, 2016

Purpose:

DWP Business

Agenda:

  • DWP Quarterly Update
  • Consideration of MJSP Short Form applications
  • Other

Application Deadline:

4:30 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2016

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