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We are excited to announce the date for the 2018 MINN Summit! The 6th annual MINN Summit will take place on Friday, September 28th at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Reflections on a Board Governance event hosted by CliftonLarsonAllen and Minnesota International NGO Network


We all love living in Minnesota, with its dramatic April snowstorms, but many of us want to stay connected to global passions. Some find a connection by working in the international sector, others volunteer at organizations like ARAHA, and many more are renewing their MINN memberships.

Attendees at the CLA presentation on board governance

Attendees at the CLA presentation on board governance

On a regular basis, I am in awe of MINN volunteers. Since its inception in 2005, MINN has been a volunteer-led organization blessed with incredibly talented and passionate individuals. As we look forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2018), I’d like to share some MINN volunteer highlights

A volunteer role on the MINN Summit team is rewarding and provides the opportunity to strengthen your skills, build a stronger network, and broaden your understanding of the international development industry. The committee meets monthly with additional volunteer commitment between 2-5 hours per month. The MINN Summit team is looking for individuals to volunteer in the following roles:

MINN welcomes its new Outreach Manager, Alyssa Scott. Alyssa brings a wealth of experience from her roles in the communications and development sectors that will be a strong addition to the Outreach Manager position. As a communications professional, she enjoys trying new things to improve communications and branding strategies. In her development roles, she has sheparded in stronger systems for data management, secured a Bush event sponsorship, and managed giving strategies.