TA Task Force

The TA Task Force consists of thirteen (13) members. Current membership is listed below.

Agency Representatives

  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Kevin Johnson, MnDNR
  • Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council: Cari Pedersen, City of Duluth
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation: Bryan Anderson, MnDOT District One Planning
  • Local Governments (3)
    • Jim Sloan, Pine City Resident & Oberstar State Trail Committee Member
    • Joel Astleford, Bois Forte Band Commissioner of Public Works
    • Mark Jeffers, Aitkin County Economic Development Coordinator

Areas of Interest Representatives

  • Pedestrians and Bicycles: Tony Carter, Itasca County Resident
  • Paved Trails: Bob Manzoline, St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority
  • Safe Routes to School: Meghann Levitt, Carlton County Health and Human Services
  • Scenic Byways: Molly Thompson, North Shore Scenic Drive Council
  • History: Ellen Lynch, Lake County Historical Society
  • Active Living (2)
    • Russell Habermann, Essentia Health
    • Andrea Orest, Cook County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership