House 2013-2020 (District 51B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Chisago Lakes High School; Secondary; College of St. Catherine; B.S.; Political ScienceUniversity of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; Attended Graduate School;
One child: Kai (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Peter C. Nelson
Howard I. Nelson
She grew up in the Chisago Lakes area.She announced she would not seek reelection on April 27, 2020 because she will be running for Dakota County Commissioner in district 3 in 2020.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2013-2014.