Mayor Hodges Named a Rodel Fellow, Will Attend First Leadership Seminar
Prestigious fellowship a bipartisan group of ‘rising political stars’
 
January 29, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) — Mayor Betsy Hodges will attend the first of three public leadership seminars beginning today, after being named a Rodel Fellow by the Aspen Institute. The prestigious Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership program seeks to enhance democracy, promote greater civility in public discourse, and work responsibly across partisan divisions by bringing together the nation’s most promising young political leaders.
 
“It is an honor to have been selected a Rodel Fellow,” said Mayor Hodges. “I am eager to spend time over the next eighteen months in dialogue with a bipartisan group of leaders from across the country. The opportunity to engage in thoughtful consideration of and spirited debate about how our political systems operate is an opportunity to bring fresh thinking and an across-the-aisle spirit back home to Minneapolis. I am grateful to the Aspen Institute for this honor.”
 
The Fellowship program runs 18-24 months, consisting of three seminars within the U.S. The first seminar is at the Aspen Institute’s Aspen, Colorado campus from January 29 to February 2. All costs associated with the seminars are fully paid for by the Rodel Foundations and the Aspen Institute, which are non-profit organizations.
 
Mayor Hodges is a member of the tenth class of Rodel Fellows, which includes 24 bipartisan elected officials, including Rep. Tara Mack (R) who represents Minnesota’s District 57A. Membership is invitation only, made after a year-long search. The program is designed to “bring together elected officials who have demonstrated an outstanding ability to work responsibly across partisan divisions and bring greater civility to public discourse.”  
 
You can read more about the selection process and the full list of Rodel Fellows here.
 
 
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Published Jan 29, 2015

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