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Michelle Clasen


Michelle has been a Woodbury property owner since 2005. Michelle grew up in the eastside of St. Paul. She attended Johnson Senior High School where she was honored with the Orson and Minne Hull Scholarship.  A full ride scholarship to any Minnesota state university. She went to Winona State University and graduated with a Paralegal degree.  Michelle worked as a Paralegal for seven years. She wanted to make a difference in her community and positively impact others.  She ended a stable legal career to intern at the City of Northfield, MN while obtaining her master’s degree at Hamline University.  While attending Hamline, she was honored with the Glady’s Sinclair Brooks Scholarship for Women in Public Service Leadership.  She graduated with a 4.0 GPA.  She has worked for the cities of Hugo, Oakdale, Falcon Heights, Landfall and Inver Grove Heights.  She has two children Brook and Teegan, who attend a Woodbury public school.  She is a volunteer soccer and softball coach for Salvo/WAA and volunteers for her children’s school.  She is a proud owner of a boxer puppy named Luna. She currently works as a business consultant.  In her spare time, she is a certified mentor of small businesses through SCORE, a highly recognized non-profit organization helping businesses succeed throughout the United States.


 I’ve had a close relationship with my communities that I’ve worked for, but the Pandemic has changed everything.  Like many of us, I have had time to reflect and refocus my vision and goals.   More than ever before, I feel my experience, skills and passion have set me up to be a pivotal representative to my community.  During this unstable time, you need someone approachable, honest, communicative, and hard working.  My home is in Woodbury. My heart is in Woodbury.  Let me serve you as your Washington County Commissioner, District 5. 



I'm here to listen and lead

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I’m tired of hearing the same old soundbites from our leaders.  We’ve always done it this way, so that’s how we do it. It’s not good enough anymore. There is a new normal now. I want more services and opportunities for businesses to succeed. I want to relieve taxpayers by investing in our economic growth. I’ll work tirelessly for you like I have from the trenches. I’ve worked on the inside for residents and businesses for over a decade by influencing important changes that have benefited communities. It's time for me to help my own community. 


Woodbury, I want to serve you and be your representative. I’ll be a leader that you can count on. I am empathetic, caring, and will really listen to your concerns. I’m a natural problem solver ready to address your needs as a public servant. I’m here for you, Woodbury. 


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Woodbury, MN 55129

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