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Mahtomedi, MN, United States
April 13th, 2013

About this event

TEDxMahtomedi will provide a focused discussion around our community's changing demographics and dynamic physical environment.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Lisa Cook
    A career development professional and single person, Lisa's passion is to connect others seeking stronger social ties and support.
  • Karen Fitzpatrick
    Karen is a community activist. As a former educator and member of a religious order, Karen focuses her work on homelessness and hunger issues.
  • Karen Keenan
    Karen is president of ConnectWC, a non-profit organization active in developing inclusive community living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Victoria Safford
    Victoria leads the White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church in Mahtomedi. A graduate of Vassar and Harvard, she is interested in creating circles of community across demographic and social boundaries.
  • Cole Harmon
    Cole is a high school senior at Mahtomedi High School. With a keen interest in the environment and as an artist, Cole is interested in an education that stimulates creativity and a love of learning.
  • Rebekah Hagstrom
    Rebekah is headmaster at Liberty Classical Academy. With degrees in communications disorders and speech pathology, she helped to found this school to bring a classical education alternative to the Twin Cities area.
  • Mark Larson
    Mark is superintendent of Mahtomedi Public Schools. WIth a Ph.D. in education, Mark is charged with leading our community schools into the future.
  • Patty Hall
    Patty is co-founder of H2O for Life, a nonprofit with a mission to engage, educate and inspire you around water issues, especially in Africa. Patty is a life-long resident of our community and is especially concerned about emerging water issues here in our own community.
  • Dorian Grilley
    Dorian is a Mahtomedi resident and is founder of the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota which emphasizes bicycles as an alternative to the automobile for everyday transportation with a special focus on bicycle safety.
  • Davis Grilley
    Davis is a high school junior who rides his bicycle on a daily basis. Davis is in the band, on the nordic ski team and has co-written a play.
  • Debbie Johnson-Hill
    Debbie is an organic egg farmer living in our community. Debbie is interested in promoting local foods as both a health and economic development initiative.
  • Paul Hoff
    As a professional at the MN Pollution Control Agency, Paul work is his avocation. Paul is a co-founder of the Mahtomedi Area Green Initiative.

Venue and Details

Mahtomedi High School Black Box Theater
8000 75th Street North
Mahtomedi, MN, 55115
United States

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Bill Coleman
Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Laurel Karterick
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