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Governor Dayton Announces Appointments to Ballpark Authority

March 04, 2011

St. Paul, MN — Governor Mark Dayton today appointed former Congressman Martin Sabo and St. Paul Deputy Mayor Paul Williams to serve on the Minnesota Ballpark Authority. 
 
Martin Sabo represented Minnesota’s Fifth District in the United States Congress for nearly three decades.  He was first elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1960 at the age of 22, and went on to serve as Speaker of the Minnesota House. Sabo is an avid baseball fan, and was well-known in Washington for his time as player and coach for the Democrats in the annual Congressional charity baseball game.
 
Paul Williams is the Deputy Mayor of the City of St. Paul.  Previously, he worked as Senior Vice President of field strategies and development for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, where he managed a $75 million operating budget. He has also worked for the United Way of the St. Paul Area as vice president and senior manager of fund distribution.