About MN SD41

Minnesota Senate District 41

SD41 is located in Anoka, Hennepin and Ramsey counties and includes the cities of Columbia Heights, Fridley, HIlltop, New Brighton, Spring Lake Park and St. Anthony Village.  To verify if you are in SD41 you can go here and enter your address to find out.  Our MN state elected officials are Senator Carolyn Lane (DFL), Representative Connie Bernardy (DFL) for 41A and Representative Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL) for 41B.  Depending on where you are in SD41 your US Congressman is either  US House Rep. Betty McCollum (MN-CD4) or US House Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN-CD5).

Get Involved

The DFL SD41 organization is here to support or community in the tradition of community service and political activism.  You can get involved by joining the monthly meetings, volunteering for one or many projects supporting our DFL candidates or donating funds to support our efforts because politics aren’t free.  Together we can be a force for positive change in Minnesota and beyond!

Your SD41 committee elected officials are:

SD 41 Chair: Jon Rehlander
Vice Chair: Deb Douglas
Vice Chair: Theresa Strike
Treasurer: Brian Marszalek
Secretary: John Brillhart
Outreach and Inclusion Officer: Angela Koppes

Have a question or concern for the executive committee?  Send them an e-mail at DFLSD41@gmail.com

Our Mission

Senate District 41 DFL supports and elects progressive leaders who embody the ideals and principles of the Minnesota Democratic Party. We work to provide an inclusive space for all progressives to share ideas and promote the DFL platform through volunteerism and outreach. We strive for transparency, professionalism, and mutual respect through discussions and our actions as leaders within our Senate District.

SD41 Committees

Currently there are four main committees in SD41 that are looking for volunteers to help.  If you are interested in helping with any of these please click on the volunteer button to sign up and a committee chair will reach out to you.  Thank you for your support!

Fundraising & Events

Jon Rehlander and Deb Douglas, Co-chair this committee.  If you love party planning and getting people to support a cause with money this is the place for you.


John Brillhart our secretary leads this group.  If you are social media savvy or good with publications and letter writing campaigns this is the committee for you.  English majors welcome.

Outreach and Inclusion

Our newly elected outreach and inclusion officer Angela Koppes leads this committee.  If you have ideas for spreading the SD41 message through the district and getting more people from every corner of our community active then this is the place to be!

Awards & Endorsements

This committee is lead by Avonna Caroline and is tasked with nominating and recognizing outstanding members of the DFL.

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