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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Ed Werner

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Nick ArellanoEd Werner
'72 BS Sociology
'78 BS Political Science
'90 MA Public Administration

Ed Werner earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science/Sociology from Mankato State College in 1978 and a graduate degree in Public Administration from Mankato State University in 1990. During his time in MSC, Ed was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon and the Student Senate.

Ed retired from the Minnesota Senate/House in 2012 as a Research Consultant for the Republican Caucus after 21 years in the Legislature. He was the first Republican Researcher to serve in the majority and minority with the House and Senate. In 2011, Ed was elected to the Arden Hills City Council  for a four year term.

Candice, Carrie and Courtney are Ed’s three grown children with Candice and Courtney MSU graduates. Hobbies include cooking, gardening and travel. He resides in Arden Hills with his wife Joani.