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Title IX Tool Box

Action Items For 6-21 MPRB Meeting

Consider any of the following actions prior to the 6-21 MPRB Board Meeting where the full board will vote on the Thompson Resolution. The Resolution would ensure there were 6 facilities available to spec for fastpitch softball for the 2024 school season and would end with the creation of 4-6 permanent softball specific facilities in Minneapolis.  Here is a link to the Thompson Resolution.

E-Mail Your Park Commissioner

Note: In the case where you know your commissioner supports the resolution, consider placing special emphasis on contacting  At-Large Commissioners to urge they vote for the resolution. 

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District Commissioners

District 1 - Billy Menz,  District 2 - Becka Thompson, District 3 - Becky Alpe, District 4 - Elizabeth Shaffer,  District 5 - Steffanie Musich, District 6 - Cathy Abene,

At-Large Commissioners
At-Large - Meg Forney,
At-Large - Tom Olsen,
At-Large - Alicia D. Crudup, 


E-Mail Your School's Principal & Athletic Director

Send an email to your MPS School leadership. Address the email  your site AD and your principal in the same email. Sample e-mail/letter below.

First Name Last Name Title Entity Email
Dr. Emily Palmer Principal Washburn High School
Giovan Jenkins, M.S. Athletic Director Washburn High School
Eryn Warne Principal Edison High School
Brett McNeal Athletic Director Edison High School
Liza Anderson Principal Henry High School
Lisa Dornacker Athletic Director Henry High School
Mauri Chantel Melander Friestleben Principal North High School
Kale Severson Athletic Director North High School
Christian Ledesma Principal Roosevelt High School
Adam Flanders Athletic Director Roosevelt High School
Afolabi Runsewe Principal South High School
Amy Cardelle Athletic Director South High School
Dr. Edward Bennet Principal Southwest High School
Jared Mountain Athletic Director Southwest High School

Email Interim Superintendent Cox & District AD Fisher

Send an e-mail to Interim Superintendent Cox and District AD Anthony Fisher urging them to support the Thompson Resolution and to  use their positions of authority to communicate to MPRB Board Members their support. 

First Name Last Name Title Entity Email
Rochelle Cox Interim Superindendent Minneapolis Public Schools
Antony Fisher District Director of Athletics Minneapolis Public Schools

Our Mission: Show support for all fastpitch programs in Minneapolis Public Schools by advocating for Title IX improvements and improved diamond sports facilities for all youth athletes

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