Endorsements & Blurbs

StarTribune

"Abene is exceptionally qualified to shoulder the board's resource management responsibilities. She is a civil engineer who has worked in the public sector for more than 20 years and is now principal civil engineer at the University of Minnesota, where she manages natural and man-made water systems. She's also well-schooled in institutional management and long-range planning."

Jamie Long

MN Rep. District: 61B

"Cathy's commitment to stewardship of our natural resources and water quality is backed by her decades of experience as a public sector engineer. I know she will be an effective Park Board commissioner who can help lead Minneapolis into a greener future."

Linea Palmisano

Minneapolis City Councilmember, Ward 13

"I know Cathy from her involvement in local DFL work. She's smart, dedicated, and collaborative. She has the real world experience to service effectively on the Park Board, and I trust her to protect the resources that all of us in Southwest cherish."

Tim Busse

Mayor of Bloomington

"Cathy and I worked together for more than a decade and I saw first-hand the integrity and leadership she brings to the table. She's a team player who knows how to get things done - two vital skills to have in local government. Cathy is the right choice for Minneapolis voters at this pivotal time."

Ira Jourdain

Minneapolis Public School Board, District 6

Shannon Drury

Former president of Minnesota NOW and author, The Radical Housewife

"Cathy and I agree that publicly owned spaces are crucial to strong communities. Minneapolis has the greatest park system in the country, in part because so many people agree with us. I trust Cathy to maintain that legacy for my children and for generations to come."

Monique MacKenzie

Director of Planning, University of Minnesota

"My friend and colleague Cathy Abene is running for Park Board 6th District. She would make a great contribution to the city, she is a capacity builder in her day job, too! Recommended!"

Lois Eberhart

Former City of Minneapolis Water Resources Manager (retired)

Unny Nambudiripad

Community Organizer

"Cathy is authentic and fun and most importantly really devoted to maintaining our fantastic park system."

 

Endorsements & Blurbs

Jamie Long

MN Rep. District: 61B

"Cathy's commitment to stewardship of our natural resources and water quality is backed by her decades of experience as a public sector engineer. I know she will be an effective Park Board commissioner who can help lead Minneapolis into a greener future."

Linea Palmisano

Minneapolis City Councilmember, Ward 13

"I know Cathy from her involvement in local DFL work. She's smart, dedicated, and collaborative. She has the real world experience to service effectively on the Park Board, and I trust her to protect the resources that all of us in southwest cherish."

Ira Jourdain

Minneapolis Public School Board, District 6

Shannon Drury

Former president of Minnesota NOW and author, The Radical Housewife

"Cathy and I agree that publicly owned spaces are crucial to strong communities. Minneapolis has the greatest park system in the country, in part because so many people agree with us. I trust Cathy to maintain that legacy for my children and for generations to come."

Monique MacKenzie

Director of Planning, University of Minnesota

"My friend and colleague Cathy Abene is running for Park Board 6th District. She would make a great contribution to the city, she is a capacity builder in her day job, too! Recommended!"

Lois Eberhart

Former City of Minneapolis Water Resources Manager (retired)

Unny Nambudiripad

Community Organizer

"Cathy is authentic and fun and most importantly really devoted to maintaining our fantastic park system."

 

Contact theteam@cathyabene.com if you are interested getting behind my campaign!

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