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LSOHC Member - Kristin Eggerling

Kristin Eggerling

Appointed by the House

Public member Kristin Eggerling was appointed to the Outdoor Heritage Council by the Speaker of the House in 2019 and again in 2023. Her current four year term ends January 2027.

Kristin Eggerling is passionate about preserving wild places, the arts, travel, politics, community development and exposing kids to the outdoors. Currently, she works as a freelance writer. She is also the Promotions Specialist for the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council, the Communications Coordinator at C&M in Hallock and the author of Breath of Wilderness: The Life of Sigurd Olson. She chairs her local library board and serves on the boards of the North Dakota Museum of Art and Hallock Main Street. She has worked in the public health field, coordinated watershed education, taught sociology, and was the administrator of the Environment and Agriculture Budget Committee at the Minnesota Senate. She has also served on the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources. Kristin holds a B.A. in sociology from Augsburg College and an M.A. in sociology from the University of Manitoba. Kristin lives in Hallock in the far northwest corner of Minnesota - twenty miles from Canada - and Minneapolis and is originally from Iowa. Kristin and her husband Paul Blomquist own two car dealerships and have two adult children.

Hallock, MN