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Tim Walz's Biography

Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor

Contact Information

130 State Capitol
75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55155

Full Name:

Timothy 'Tim' J. Walz

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus

Birth Date:

04/06/1964

Birth Place:

West Point, NE

Home City:

St. Paul, MN

Religion:

Lutheran

Attending, Saint Mary's University, present

MS, Educational Leadership, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2001

BS, Social Science Education, Chadron State College, 1989

Governor, State of Minnesota, 2019-present

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2006-2019

Candidate, Governor of Minnesota, 2018

Former Member, Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Co-Founder, Congressional Propane Caucus

Member, Congressional Rural Caucus

Former Ranking Member, General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, National Guard and Reserve Caucus

Co-Chair, National Guard and Reserves Components Caucus

Former Member, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee (Veterans' Affairs), United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Sportsmen's Caucus

Former Member, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, United States House of Representatives`

Former Member, Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Ranking Member, Veterans' Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives

Founder, Educational Travel Adventures, Incorporated

Fellow, International Relations, Macau Polytechnic University

Former Educator, Native American Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Teacher, Mankato West High School, 1996-2006

Command Sergeant Major, Army National Guard, 1981-2005

Teacher, Alliance Public Schools, 1991-1996

Teacher, Harvard World Teach, 1989-1990

Member, Education Minnesota

Life Member, Enlisted Association of the National Guard

Member, National Educators Association

Member, National Organization for Women

Member, Pheasants Forever

Member, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, 2006

Awards:

Congressional Silver Helmet Award

Golden Triangle Award

Ethics in Education, 2002

Outstanding Young Nebraskan,1993

Nebraska Citizen Soldier of the Year,1989

Charles Dick Medal of Merit

Minnesota Teacher of Excellence,2003

Mankato Teacher of the Year,2003

Transportation Advocate of the Year

National Leadership Award

National Environmental Achievement for Federal Public Service Award

Friend of Farm Bureau Award

L. Mendel Rivers Award

Father's Name:

Jim

Mother's Name:

Darlene

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