Natalie Haas Steffen has worked in the health and human services arena for more than 50 years. Becoming one of Anoka County’s first two female County Commissioners in 1983, she has since served at the local and state level in numerous capacities. Appointed by both Governor Ventura and Governor Pawlenty, she served for 12 years on the Met Council, and she has been on the Achieve Board since 2003. In addition to being a former Anoka County Commissioner, she is also a former Ramsey City Council member, as well as a former Commissioner of the Department of Human Services. Natalie loves traveling the world, cooking, and spending time with her family. She currently resides in Ramsey.
To celebrate this pioneer in local and state politics, the Anoka County Historical Society hosted a Recognition Dinner for Ms. Haas Steffen on September 17, 2015 at the Courtyards of Andover. Guest speakers included Ted Mondale, Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
Read more about Natalie Haas Steffen and the recognition event in an article that appeared in the Anoka County Shopper.