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Members of the Regent Candidate Advisory Council

The Regent Candidate Advisory Council is composed of 24 members appointed to six-year, staggered terms. One-half of the members are appointed by the Speaker of the House, and one-half are appointed by the Senate Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and Administration. Each appointing authority must appoint one member who is a student enrolled in a degree program at the University of Minnesota at the time of appointment. Reference to the council can be found in Minn. Stat. 137.0245.

Members

Term Expires

Appointed By

Congressional District

Sen. Greg Clausen, Chair* January 2026 Senate Congressional District 2
Barb Farrell, Vice-Chair* January 2026 House Congressional District 3
Stacia Wakefield, Vice Chair* January 2024 House Congressional District 6
Paul Anderson January 2026 Senate Congressional District 3
Rep. Connie Bernardy January 2026 House Congressional District 4
Drew Christensen January 2024 Senate Congressional District 2
Rep. Brian Daniels January 2026 House Congressional District 1
Debjyoti Dwivedy January 2026 Senate Congressional District 3
John Engelen January 2024 Senate Congressional District 5
Matt Hill January 2028 Senate Congressional District 4
Mark Jessen January 2028 House Congressional District 5
Charles Krause January 2024 Senate Congressional District 6
Kathy Madson* January 2024 House Congressional District 2
Kowsar Mohamed January 2026 House Congressional District 5
Quentin Moore January 2024 Senate Congressional District 5
Wendy Ojala January 2026 Senate Congressional District 2
Bill Otto January 2024 House Congressional District 7
Shivangi Pandey January 2024 House Congressional District 6
Morgan Peterson January 2024 Senate Congressional District 2
Edward Reynoso* January 2028 House Congressional Disrict 6
Megan Thielfoldt January 2028 Senate Congressional District 2
Rep. Ryan Winkler January 2028 House Congressional District 5
Dan Wolter* January 2024 House Congressional District 2
* Executive Committee Members