Angela Conley, District 4

For nearly 20 years Commissioner Conley has worked tirelessly to change systems at the macro level, both at the state and county, in ways that are holistic, person-first and seamless. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from St. Catherine University and Master’s degree in Public Administration from Hamline University. Now, she proudly serves as the first African American elected to the Hennepin County Board. Her top priority is including the voices of our families and communities in every decision the County makes that impact our lives.

Commissioner Conley continues to focus on housing as a fundamental human right, reducing race-based disparities in Hennepin County and reforming our juvenile justice system. To further these priorities she serves in the following leadership positions:

  • Hennepin County Health and Human Services Committee Chair
  • Heading Home Hennepin Co-Chair
  • Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Vice-Chair
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Leadership positions

County and regional

  • Hennepin County Law Library, trustee
  • Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA), member
  • Hennepin Health, member
  • Public Works Committee, vice chair
  • Land Bank Twin Cities, member
  • Meet Minneapolis, member
  • Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) and Metronet,chair
  • CornerHouse, member


  • Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) voting delegate
  • AMC Health and Human Services Committee, member
  • Public and Private Sector Leadership Team on Unsheltered Homelessness, member 


  • National Association of Counties (NACo), member
  • Community, Economic and Workforce Development Committee (NACo), Housing Subcommittee Chair
  • Large Urban County Caucus (NACo), member

About District 4

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