Board of Directors
The make up of MCLA consists of 11 council members, 4 members of the Minnesota Legislature, and staff. The MCLA members form the leadership of the organization. Each member is appointed by the governor for a term of four years. Members are appointed to represent each of the state’s eight congressional districts, and three additional at-large members are appointed; all with voting rights.
The other unit of leadership within MCLA are the representatives from the Minnesota Legislature. During each session, the leadership from the state Senate and House appoint two members from each chamber to serve on the council; all with voting rights.