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Communications and Planning

Communications and Planning direct the agency’s communications and legislative affairs work. The division oversees Minnesota's State Register, Mailing List Services, Office of Operational Excellence, and partners with various public institutions, nonprofits, corporations, and other key partners to pursue innovative solutions and business efficiencies across state government.

200 Administration Building
50 Sherburne Ave
St. Paul, MN 55155


Communications and Planning Contacts

Curt Yoakum
Assistant Commissioner, Communications and Planning
Phone: (651) 201-2771

Julie Bayerl
Legislative Director
Phone: (651) 201-2568

Geneva Martin
Director, Office of Operational Excellence
Phone: (651) 201-3280

Julie Nelsen 
Communications Director
Phone: (651) 201-2565

Grady McHugh
Communications Officer
Phone: (651) 201-2596

Sean Plemmons
Minnesota State Register
Phone: (651) 201-3204

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