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Roberta Ann Megard Edit Profile

also known as Bobbi Megard

city official

Roberta Ann Megard, American city official.

Background

Megard, Roberta Ann was born on September 15, 1936 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Roy Wilson and Georgia Leah (Scott) McNeal.

Education

Bachelor, University Oregon, 1958. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1962.

Career

Teacher, Springfield (Oregon) H.S., 1958-1959;teacher, Spencer (Indiana) City Schools, 1960-1961;teacher, Washburn H.S., Minneapolis, 1964-1967;executive director, League of Women Voters, St. Paul, 1984-1985;community organizer, St. Anthony Park Cmty. Council, St. Paul, 1985-1993;councilmember, City of St. Paul, since 1994. Citizen representative St. Paul Public Schools, 1979-1984, member citizen budget advising committee, 1992-1993.

Chair region 11 Ednl. Cooperative Superior vena cava syndrome Unit, 1982-1983. Member public information officer task force Ramsey County, 1985, chair jail facilities committee, 1989-1990, member home rule charter commission, 1992-1994.

Chairqualifications and examining commission St. Paul Police Chief, 1992. Member legislation task force for sewer rate relief St. Paul City Council, 1992-1993. Member assistant city engineer selection committee City of St. Paul, 1995.

Member St. Paul liaison/Executive Board member, legislation committee Ramsey County League of Local Government. Active Children's Initiative Governance Board, Minneapolis/St. Paul Family Housing Fund, Minneapolis/St. Paul Housing Finance Board, Twin City Area Labor Management Council Board, St. Paul City DFL Control Committee Executive Board.

Membership

Active Parents for Integrated Education, 1970-1974, St. Anthony Park Elementary School Parent-Teacher-Student Association, 1976-1978, St. Anthony Park Association, 1978-1980, St. Paul Neighborhood Energy Consortium, 1986-1988, St. Anthony Park Block Nurse Program, 1985-1993. Vice chair Minnesota Election 96 Task Force, League of Minnesota Cities, 1996. Member of advisory committee Metropolitan Council Land use, 1996.

Board directors Women in City Government, 1996. Member League of Women Voters (president St. Paul 1983-1985, board directors Minnesota, southern Minnesota liaison 1987-1989, budget chair 1988-1993, Faye Lyksett award 1988), League of Minnesota Cities (board directors since 1995, member improving our community life committee), Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce (member building our future task force), Association Metropolitan Municipalities (member housing and economics development committee), St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (Leadership St. Paul 1988-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening, cooking, traveling.

Connections

Married Robert O. Megard, July 3, 1958. Children: Jason, Allison, Rachel.

father:
Roy Wilson McNeal

mother:
Georgia Leah (Scott) McNeal

spouse:
Robert O. Megard

children:
Jason Megard

Allison Megard

Rachel Megard