Our Team

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy’s love of communities provides the passion for her work. She helps businesses to flourish as well as supports communities with economic and community development. Nancy has been in the Economic Development field for over 20 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Studies from Mankato State University. Nancy has been the Executive Director of the Chisago County HRA-EDA since July 2012.

FUN FACTS ABOUT NANCY:

  • Enjoys outdoor activities in the winter and summer including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, golfing, fishing and biking.

  • Love for traveling anywhere, but really enjoys a Minnesota road trip

  • Learning how to live in the country sometimes the hard way but loving it.

  • Being of Swedish descent on her mother’s side, she enjoys living in a region with so much Swedish Heritage.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy’s love of communities provides the passion for her work. She helps businesses to flourish as well as supports communities with economic and community development. Nancy has been in the Economic Development field for over 20 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Studies from Mankato State University. Nancy has been the Executive Director of the Chisago County HRA-EDA since July 2012.

FUN FACTS ABOUT NANCY:

  • Enjoys outdoor activities in the winter and summer including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, golfing, fishing and biking.

  • Love for traveling anywhere, but really enjoys a Minnesota road trip

  • Learning how to live in the country sometimes the hard way but loving it.

  • Being of Swedish descent on her mother’s side, she enjoys living in a region with so much Swedish Heritage.

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Sara Peterson

Sara has been with Chisago County HRA – EDA for the since March 2019 with a degree in Business Administration. Sara maintains and reports on the financials of the HRA – EDA, she is skilled in crunching numbers and customer service. Sara also administers many community and economic development programs for HRA-EDA and for our cities and townships.

FUN FACTS ABOUT SARA:

  • Enjoys the outdoors (mostly the warm months) by fishing, biking, hiking & going to the beach.

  • Has two little girls: One has fur and the other doesn’t.

  • Her daughter is 6yrs old and she has a Springer Spaniel named Jade.

  • Was born and raised on a chicken farm in Stark, MN

  • Loves wine and pizza (not always together)

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Sara Peterson

Sara has been with Chisago County HRA – EDA for the since March 2019 with a degree in Business Administration. Sara maintains and reports on the financials of the HRA – EDA, she is skilled in crunching numbers and customer service. Sara also administers many community and economic development programs for HRA-EDA and for our cities and townships.

FUN FACTS ABOUT SARA:

  • Enjoys the outdoors (mostly the warm months) by fishing, biking, hiking & going to the beach.

  • Has two little girls: One has fur and the other doesn’t.

  • Her daughter is 6yrs old and she has a Springer Spaniel named Jade.

  • Was born and raised on a chicken farm in Stark, MN

  • Loves wine and pizza (not always together)

HRA-EDA
BOARD
OF DIRECTORS

1ST DISTRICT

NATHAN
KEECH

2ND DISTRICT

JIM STEIN,
CHAIRMAN

3RD DISTRICT

CATHY
CAPONE
BENNETT

4TH DISTRICT

CHAD
LINDGREN

5TH DISTRICT

DANIEL
HOFFMAN

1ST DISTRICT

NATHAN KEECH

2ND DISTRICT

JIM STEIN, CHAIRMAN

3RD DISTRICT

CATHY CAPONE BENNETT

4TH DISTRICT

CHAD LINDGREN

5TH DISTRICT

DANIEL HOFFMAN

HRA-EDA CHISAGO COUNTY
COMMISSIONER LIAISONS

COUNTY BOARD REP.

MIKE
ROBINSON

COUNTY BOARD REP.

RICK
GREEN

ALT COUNTY BOARD REP.

CHRIS
DUBOSE

COUNTY BOARD REP.

MIKE ROBINSON

COUNTY BOARD REP.

RICK GREEN

COUNTY BOARD REP.

CHRIS DUBOSE