Tarryl Clark
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Tarryl Clark

Democrat

American politician

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Tarryl Clark

American politician
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60
Years of Age
7
Years of Experience
MNResidence (state)

Tarryl Lynn Clark (born July 31, 1961) is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate. A Democrat, she represented District 15, including portions of Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns counties, from 2006 to 2011. She was a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party nominee for United States Congress in 2010, unsuccessfully challenging incumbent Republican Michele Bachmann.In 2011, Clark sought the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican congressman Chip Cravaack in Minnesota's 8th congressional district, but lost the endorsement to Rick Nolan, who went on to win the August 2012 primary.

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Experience

Education

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William Mitchell College of Law
JD
1992
Drake University
MA Educational Counseling
1985
Drake University
BA Sociology
1983

Past Positions

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Senator
Minnesota State Senate
2005 - 2010
Associate Chair
Minnesota State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
2003 - 2005
Super Delegate
Democratic National Convention
2004
Commissioner
Saint Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Former Delegate
Democratic-Farmer-Labor State and Congressional Convention
Former Vice Chair
Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Former Assistant Majority Leader
Minnesota State Senate
Executive Director
Minnesota Community Action Association
1998 - 2006
Regional Coordinator
Northwest Area Foundation Devolution Project
1997 - 2000
Director
Community Response Task Force
1997 - 1999
Public Policy Director
Children's Defense Fund Minnesota
1995 - 1997
Attorney
Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance
1992 - 1995
Consultant
1994 - Current
Affirmative Action
Land of Lakes Girl Scout Council
1988 - 1994
Law Clerk
Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
1991 - 1992
Law Clerk
Children's Defense Fund Minnesota
1990 - 1991
Law Clerk
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
1990 - 1991
Law Clerk
Saint Cloud Area Legal Services
1989 - 1990
Coordinator
Saint Cloud Area Habitat for Humanity
1988 - 1989
Program Coordinator
Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Maricopa County
1987 - 1988
Young Adult Program Coordinator
Center for Youth Resources
1983 - 1987
National Co-Chair
Jobs21! Campaign, BlueGreen Alliance, present

Other Experience

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Board Member
Great River Roundtable
Board Member
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Board Member
Mid-Community Action Association
Former Board Member
Saint Cloud Area League of Women Voters
Former President
Sheltering Arms Foundation Board
Member
Steering Committee, Affirmative Options Coalition
Member
National Community Action Partnership State Association Think Tank
Member
Great River Interfaith Partnership Organizing Committee
Member
Forum of Executive Women
Member
Citizens' Advocacy Committee
Member
Big Leap for Early Learning
Member
Region V Regional Coordinating Council
Member
Commission on Life and Work, Minnesota Council of Churches
Member
Senior Citizens Law Project
Member
Saint Cloud Rotary
Member
Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
Youth Minister
Saint John's Episcopal Church
Member
Rural Policy Research Institute Human Services Task Force
Member
Early Care and Education Finance Commission

Campaign Funding

2014
2012
20
14
$67,074
Total Raised
$44,144
Total Spent
$32,486
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics