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Mr Sertich appointed as commissioner of Iron Range Resources Board
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Thursday, 13 Jan 2011
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Governor Mr Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Representative Mr Tony Sertich as commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.

Mr Sertich, who hails from Chisholm, will lead the Board in its important mission to diversify the economy of the Iron Range. Representative Mr Sertich was the youngest Majority Leader in Minnesota's history.

A fourth generation Iron Ranger, Mr Sertich is a member of both the Hibbing and Chisholm Chambers of Commerce, and was previously the Business Manager for Longyear Inc.

Mr Sertich said that "It is a tremendous honor to be selected by Governor Dayton, who shares a commitment to Northeastern Minnesota. Both Governor Mr Dayton and I are dedicated to seeing the Iron Range continue to adapt and evolve economically as we move deeper into the twenty-first century. As a fourth generation Ranger, there is nothing more important to me than seeing my home region's economy strengthened, and that it provide more opportunities now and for future generations."

Mr Sertich represents District 05B in the Minnesota State House. He has served on the Capital Investment, Jobs and Economic Development Finance, Tax, and Ways and Means committees, and has been a member of the IRRRB. He is a graduate of Chisholm High School and Hamline University and lives with this wife Tallie in Chisholm.

Mr Sertich will resign his House Seat January 13th 2011. Governor Mr Dayton will call a special election, as statute requires and the special primary will occur on February 1st 2011 and the special election will be held on February 15th 2011.

(Sourced from www.wdio.com)

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