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Board Office

The Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design is located in the Golden Rule Building in downtown St. Paul. See below for driving directions. The physical and mailing address is:

Minnesota Board of AELSLAGID
85 E. 7th Place, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55101-2113

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed on most federal and all state holidays)

Main phone: 651-296-2388
Fax: 651-297-5310
TTY: 651-297-5353 or 800-627-3529

Board Staff

The staff provide administrative assistance to the Board.

Doreen Frost, Executive Director

(651) 296-2388

Andrea Barker
Assistant Executive Director

Rulewriting | Continuing Education


Allison Desmond

Professional Engineering Applications | Fundamentals and Professional Soil Science Applications | Verifications of Exam/Licensure


Susan Lick

Fundamentals of Engineering Applications | Landscape Architecture Applications | Verifications of Exam/Licensure


Laurie Nistl

Architecture Applications | Certified Interior Design Applications | Professional Firm Registration


Leama Sather

Fundamentals and Professional Land Surveyor Applications | Fundamentals and Professional Geology Applications | License/Certificate Reinstatement | Accounts Receivable/Payable



Driving Directions

The Golden Rule Building is located between 7th Place and 7th Street (to the south and north) and Robert Street and Minnesota Street (to the east and west).

You may enter the building on 7th Place, which is the front entrance. A clock on a pole marks the front doors (use the far right set).

You may also enter through the skyway system (second floor), then take the stairs or elevator to the first floor.

Metered street parking is available in the immediate area, as are surface lots and ramps. The Robert Street Municipal Parking Ramp entrance is on 7th Street. The driving directions below bring you to that ramp.




Take the 12th Street exit (242A) toward State Capitol. Stay straight to go onto 12th Street. Stay straight on 12th Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto 7th Street East.


Take the 10th Street/5th Street exit (241B). Take the 5th Street ramp. Stay straight to go onto 5th Street West. Turn left onto 7th Street East.


Exit on 10th Street/Wacouta exit. Take 10th Street exit (10th Street veers to the right by the Embassy Suites Hotel). Follow 10th Street to Robert Street. Turn left. Follow Robert Street to 7th Street.


Exit on 11th Street. Follow 11th Street to Robert Street. Turn right. Follow Robert Street to 7th Street.


Take the 7th Street (Hwy 5) exit (far right lane). Exit comes to a "T" at East 7th Street. Turn right and follow East 7th Street to Robert Street.

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Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID)
85 E. 7th Place Suite 160, St. Paul MN 55101 USA

 8:00 am–4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
 (651) 296-2388
 TTY (800) 627-3529
 FAX (651) 297-5310
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