Edina Community Council2019-10-30T11:28:27-05:00

Edina Community Council

The Edina Community Council is the decision making body for the Edina Family Services Collaborative and acts as the Advisory Council for the Edina Resource Center (ERC). Our mission is to be a catalyst for Edina community efforts to strengthen individuals and families.

Function and Responsibilities

  • Serve as steering committee for the Edina Family Services Collaborative
  • Act as the decision-making body for the Edina Family Services Collaborative LCTS (Local Collaborative Time Study) funding
  • Assess human service strengths and needs in Edina
  • Select and prioritize community goals to strengthen families
  • Promote community-building efforts
  • Guide the operations of the Edina Resource Center and assure its long term financial stability
  • Follow terms listed in the Edina Family Services Collaborative Governance Agreement

If you would like to be a part of the Edina Community Council
please download and fill out the following application:

Photo of 2019-20 Edina Community Council

2019-20 Members:

Left to right:
Mindy Rhinger (Hennepin County Library), Patricia Ruiz de Somocuricio (VEAP), Cat Beringer (Senior Community Services), 

Theresa Leonard (CAP-HC), Bonnie Paulson (Bloomington Public Health), Jim Nelson (City of Edina Human Rights and Relations Commission),

Krista Phillips (Edina Resource Center), Cheryl Gunness (Edina Community Education),

Peg Gaard (Community Member), MaryAnnette Quinnell (PICA Head Start),Jeff Brown (City of Edina Public Health),

Verity Baker(PICA Head Start), 

Not pictured:
Jeff Elasky (Edina Police Department), Jeff Jorgenson (Edina Public Schools),  Anne West (Hennepin County), Karl Wilbur (Southdale YMCA)