Julie Bleyhl '84



Julie is the Legislative Director for the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5 and has been for the past twenty years. She also served eleven years as the Legislative Director for the Minnesota Farmers Union. She is currently a board member of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, Pioneer Public TV Board and the Minnesota Farmers Union State Board of Directors. She served six years as a Regent of the University of Minnesota and four years as a board member of the Minnesota State University System. She is Past President of the Southwest Minnesota State University Foundation, a W.K. Kellogg National Fellow, and an Agribusiness Management graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University. She resides on a farm near Madison, Minnesota.


Foundation Board Committee: Finance and Investment - Vice Chair