Candidate for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner-At-Large

Meg Forney's 35+ Years of Service to the City

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB)
Commissioner-At-Large since 2014

MPRB Planning Committee Chair

MPRB Appointee to the Minneapolis Parks Foundation

MPRB Appointee and Co-Chair
to the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership

MPRB Appointee
to the Bottineau Light Rail Transit Steering Committee

MPRB Alternate Appointee
to the Southwest Light Rail Transit Steering Committee

  • Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) Metropolitan Council Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC), West Calhoun Neighborhood Council (WCNC) Appointee, since 2011
  • SWLRT Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) CAC, WCNC Appointee, 2010-2012
  • North Lake Calhoun/South Lake of the Isles MPRB Charrette, WCNC Appointee, 2012
  • League of Women Voters Minneapolis, Board Member, Development & Membership, 2010-2013
  • The Edge, West Calhoun Business Association, Co-Chair since 2011
  • West Calhoun Neighborhood Council (WCNC), Board Member since 2010 & 1995-2003
  • Midtown Greenway Land Use & Development Committee Appointee, WCNC, 2005
  • Above the Falls CAC, Appointed Chair, 2003-2005
  • Above the Falls Citizens Advisory Committee (AFCAC) South Minneapolis Alternate Representative, since 2003
  • Theodore Wirth Beach Redevelopment, Appointed Chair, 2002-2003
  • MPRB CAC Appointee/Chair Multiple Projects since 1990
  • Midtown Greenway Coalition, Board Member, 1997-2000
  • Committee on Urban Environment (CUE) Mayoral Appointed Board Member/Chair/CUE Awards Chair, 1991-2004
  • WESAC Girls Soccer Coach, 1986-1989
  • Lake Harriet Bandstand Fundraising Co-Chair, 1983-1985
  • People for Parks Chair/Treasurer/Editor, 1989-1999
  • The East Calhoun News Co-Editor, Layout Editor, 1979-1989
  • East Calhoun Community Organization Board Member/Treasurer, 1977-1979
  • Realtor, Coldwell Banker since 1978
  • Project for Pride in Living, Associate Director, 1975-1977
  • Women’s Institute for Social Change, Women and Money Class Facilitator, 1974-1975
  • YWCA Minneapolis, Youth Director, 1971-1974
  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts, 1970
  • Minneapolis Rowing Club, Rower since 2010, Former Runner & Triathlete
  • Married, 3 Adult Children, 4 Grandchildren

It’s time for Meg Forney as your Commissioner-At-Large of our Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board!

Not a single-issue, agenda-driven advocate but one who sees tremendous opportunities, not overwhelming problems

I have steadfastly worked on civic committees and projects because I am committed to the quality of life that defines this city.