Kao Ly Ilean Her

Regent
Kao Ly Ilean Her headshot

PHONE
612-624-6608

EMAIL
kliher@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

Kao Ly Ilean Her is the chief executive officer of the Hmong Elders Center, an adult day center serving Hmong seniors in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Previously, she worked in a variety of organizations in government, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors, including service as executive director of the State of Minnesota Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans.

Her founded several nonprofits, including Allies for Mentoring Asian Youth, Hnub Tshiab: Hmong Women Achieving Together, and the Heritage Center for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She has served as a trustee of the Minneapolis Foundation, the Asian Pacific Endowment of the St. Paul Foundation, and Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Her received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Hamline University and a law degree from the University of Minnesota.

District
At-Large
Elected
2019
Term Expires
2025
Residence
Maplewood