St. Paul Staff – 651.290.0154
|Steve Morse, Executive Director
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Steve is a well-known leader in the state environmental community with expertise in public policy and a broad range of environmental issues, as well as inside knowledge of both legislative and state agency processes. Prior to joining MEP in 2006, Steve served as a Senior Fellow in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota. While there, he developed and ran the Green Lands, Blue Waters initiative, a Mississippi basin-wide cross-disciplinary initiative to address the long-term ecological impacts of agricultural practices on water quality. Steve was Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources from 1999-2003. Prior to his appointment to the DNR, Steve represented southeast Minnesota in the Minnesota State Senate for 12 years, beginning in 1987.
|Sara Wolff, Advocacy Director
Sara works with MEP’s coalition groups to develop and implement collaborative policy and candidate education initiatives, including communications, organizing, and lobbying at the Minnesota Legislature. She previously served MEP as a Candidate Education Coordinator, and draws on experience working for the Ramsey County Attorney’s office and the Statewide Association for Family Planning. Sara studied at St. Olaf College and the University of Minnesota, and earned her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. In her free time, she enjoys playing the cello and spending time with her family.
|Matt Doll, Operations Assistant
Matt joined MEP in 2017 as the coalition’s Operations Assistant, handling the coalition’s communications, member services, web management, and administrative functions. He has previously worked with the Sierra Club as a Legislative Intern and volunteer, assisting with advocacy, research, and writing for the North Star Chapter’s policy campaigns. He holds a B.A. from UMN-Twin Cities with a major in Political Science and a minor in Global Studies. A Wisconsin native and resident of Saint Paul, Matt is an avid explorer of Minnesota’s outdoor spaces and enjoys baking, reading, and hiking with his dog.
|Sanjana Ketchum, Legislative Intern
Sanjana joined MEP in 2019 as a legislative intern through the Capitol Pathways program. She is completing her final semester at Hamline University with a double major in Political Science and Global Studies and a minor in Spanish. She has an interest in many social impacts that climate change has on people around the world which drew her interest in learning more about issues locally while learning about the state legislative system. In her spare time she is either preparing for her school’s Model United Nations program, reading, or going to the gym.
Duluth Staff – 218.727.0800
Board of Directors
Minnesota Conservation Federation
Whitney Clark – Treasurer
Executive Director, Friends of the Mississippi River
Senior Director, Project Development and Clean Air, Environmental Initiative
Jenna Grove – Vice Chair
Program Coordinator, Clean Water Action – Minnesota
Executive Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
Co-President, Eureka Recycling
Bobby King – Chair
Policy Program Director, Land Stewardship Project
Executive Director, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
Executive Director, Minnesota Trout Unlimited
Izaak Walton League of America – Minnesota Division
Gwen Myers – Secretary
League of Women Voters – Minnesota
Karen Olson Johnson