Susan (Susan) Pha (D-38)

State Senator Susan Pha

Susan (Susan) Pha (D-38)
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Capitol: 651.296.2556
FAX: 651.296.6511
District: 763.600.1043
Room 3233 MN Senate Office Building 95 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55155
95 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55155
Residence:Brooklyn Park, MN

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As your next State Senator I will uplift your voices to the table and work hard toward innovative solutions that will create a place where we all can thrive, not just survive. I want to work with and for you. That is why I am running for the State Senate. Since serving on the Brooklyn Park City Council for the last 5 years, I've worked tirelessly with residents, our other council members, city staff, community stakeholders, and organizations. I'm proud of the work we have accomplished together. Together we have- Built a stronger local economy and supported small businesses to thrive Created over 1000+ new jobs in our city with livable wages Grown our tax base with commercial development and reduced our resident's tax burden Successfully attained millions of dollars in state and federal funds for transportation and infrastructure investment in our city Increased the diversity of our housing stock, supported naturally occurring affordable housing, and added new developments of senior housing in our city Improved community and police relations and created safer neighborhoods Partnered with local businesses to offer paid summer internships and create more employment opportunities for our youth Added sustainable youth programming and expanded access to youth sports Revitalized our parks, increased trails and connections, and leveraged outside funding and grants to invest in our park system A few things so you can get to know me Married 28 years with 4 children and a new daughter-in-law Actively served and volunteered in Brooklyn Park for over 15 years. I'm a published Author of 2 books I love to mentor young girls, have done it for a long time, and continue to because they inspire me I love organic vegetable gardening, camping with my family, and baking with my girls. Susan's Work and Community Service Mayor Pro Tem Brooklyn Park City Council Member since November 2016. Re-elected to the Brooklyn Park City Council in 2020 Vice President of the Brooklyn Park Economic Development in 2020 Vice-Chair to the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance Director of Project Success City Council Liaison to the Charter Commission and member of the Brooklyn Park Audit Committee Previously City Council Liaison to the Planning Commission, Human Rights Commission, Community Long-range Improvement Commission, Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission, Brooklyn Youth Council, and Metro Blue Line Extension Advisory Committee Former Chair of Metro Affordable Housing Task Force Former Executive Board Member of nonprofit organizations, AAHWM and Galore PHWA Former Mentor for Girl Scouts River Valley HWC, University of MN's Viivncaus Student Group

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First Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Nicholas   
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