About the editor

The Progressive Values website is a project created and developed by Phyllis Stenerson, Minneapolis, MN for the purpose of educating citizens and renewing democracy.

About the editor

Public Service Appointments — partial list
* Minneapolis City Arts Commission
* Hennepin Parks Board of Commissioners
* Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission
Education — Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Affairs; many political action, communications, creativity, marketing and entrepreneurship classes

Professional experience (partial list)
* Uptown Neighborhood News, Minneapolis — Editor 2008 to 2012
* Writer, philosopher – developed website, wrote about democracy 2001 to present
* Entrepreneur — founded Paideia LLC in 2001 — created and marketed cards, calendars and a book with quotations about democracy – Wisdom of the World in Soundbites™
* Irresistible Ink, Inc. (subsidiary of Hallmark Cards) — Stakeholder Relations Mgr.
* The Guthrie Theater — Development Department
* Sun Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Idaho — Publicity Department

Congressional staff experience
* Congressman Martin Olav Sabo — District Office staff, constituent relations
* Congressman David Minge — campaign fundraiser
Political campaign experience
* Kerry/Edwards Campaign 2004 — precinct captain
* Many campaigns including those for Mayor, City Council, State Legislature
* Network of Spiritual Progressives — Minnesota — founding member  www.nspmn.org
* First Universalist Church
– Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Action (MUUSJA)
– Association of Universalist Women
* Progressive Democrats of America — charter member, 2005

Mother of two adult sons, grandmother of two grandsons and one granddaughter

Phyllis Stenerson can be contacted at 612.331.1929 or phyllis@ProgressiveValues.org

updated 1/6/16

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