[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the following appointments to the Environmental Quality Board.

Nicholas Martin – St. Paul, MN

Public Board Member

Environmental Quality Board

Effective: October 6, 2020

Expires: January 1, 2024

New Seat

Mehmet Konar-Steenberg – Minneapolis, MN

Public Board Member

Environmental Quality Board

Effective: January 5, 2021

Expires: January 6, 2025

New Seat

About the Environmental Quality Board:

The Environmental Quality Board includes the heads of nine state agencies and board members from around the state. The Board provides leadership and coordination across state agencies on priority environmental issues, serves as a locus for public engagement, and oversees the state’s Environmental Review program. The Board carries out a diverse range of projects aimed at shaping environmental policy and programs and engaging Minnesotans.

More information on the Environmental Quality Board can be found on the Secretary of State’s website.

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