and I thought it was worth sharing:
Liz Kuoppala, an Eveleth city councilor since 2006, received the 2008 Women in City Government Leadership Award at the Minn. League of Cities annual conference. The award recognizes Kuoppala for her work with the council, mayor, city officials and residents as well as for her work the Eveleth Horizons and the Rural Women's Leadership Project.
Kuoppala is associate director for Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless and was appointed by the speaker of the House to the MNSCU Trustee Candidate Advisory Council in 2007. She serves on the Eveleth Parks Commission and the Virginia-Eveleth Economic Development Authority. dk