Marion Greene, 3rd District

Thank you for visiting the Hennepin County website and welcome to the 3rd District homepage. We are honored to serve the residents of Southwest Minneapolis and St. Louis Park.

An urban-suburban district with vibrant neighborhoods and businesses, the 3rd District is home to Uptown, Downtown, and Excelsior & Grand, while also brimming with parks, public spaces and an amazing network of bike and pedestrian trails such as the Midtown Greenway and the Cedar Lake Regional Trail. Four of our award-winning Hennepin County libraries are located in the 3rd District, including the newest addition, the Walker Library.

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Biography

Marion serves as Hennepin County Commissioner representing the 3rd District, which includes all of St. Louis Park, most of southwest Minneapolis and much of downtown.  Marion was elected to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners in a May 2014 a special election.

A former State Representative, Marion Greene was chief author of legislation to fully fund all-day kindergarten in Minnesota, and co-author of legislation to establish the Minnesota Health Exchange, now MNSure.  Marion brings ten years of experience as a health care policy analyst with a focus on Medicare and payment systems to her appointment as Chair of the Health and Human Services committee.

Marion grew  up in India, Morocco, Brazil and Pakistan. That international upbringing indelibly shaped her dedication to community and diversity. Marion has a BA from Swarthmore College, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. 


About the 3rd District

This district serves the city of St. Louis Park, and parts of southwest Minneapolis.

The district is both urban and suburban and includes a vibrant mix of residential and commercial neighborhoods, including the Minneapolis neighborhoods of Armatage, CARAG, Cedar Isles Dean, Downtown West, East Calhoun, East Harriet, East Isles, Elliot Park, Fulton, the Diamond Lake portion of Hale Page Diamond Lake, Kenny, Kenwood, Kingfield, Linden Hills, Loring Park, Lowry Hill, Lowry Hill East, Lyndale, Lynnhurst, Stevens Square-Loring Heights, Tangletown, West Calhoun, Whittier, and Windom.

The district is connected through a system of parks, trails and water bodies with ample opportunities for recreation, family and community gatherings. It is also home to several key arts institutions, including the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Intermedia Arts.

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