Don Betzold

Minnesota State Senator, 51st District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Male

    Family
    Wife: Leesa; 1 Child: Ben.

    Hometown
    Fridley, MN

    Education
    JD, Hamline University School of Law, 1979
    BA, Journalism, University of Minnesota, 1972.

    Professional
    Attorney, Self-Employed, 1980-present
    Colonel, Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army Reserves, 1976-2002
    Soldier, United States Army, 1972-1976.


    Political
    Senator, Minnesota State Senate, 1992-present.

    Religion
    Catholic

    Congressional Membership
    Member, House-Senate Commission on Pensions and Retirement, 1997-present
    Member, Minnesota Statehood Sesquicentennial Commission, 2006-2008
    Chair, Fridley Planning Commission, 1986-1992
    Member, Fridley Charter Commission, 1983-1992
    Chair, Fridley Appeals Commission, 1982-1987.

    Organizations
    Chair/Member, Media Committee, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1980-present
    President, Fridley 49-er Days, 1984-1986
    Member, Board of Directors, Jupicare of Anoka County, 1981-1986.

Minnesota
Last Update
11/27/2009
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