Minnesota Infrastructure Alliance (formerly Minnesota 2050)

Who We Are: The Minnesota Infrastructure Alliance (MnIA), formerly known as Minnesota 2050 (MN2050), is a coalition of professional organizations striving to provide and maintain safe and sustainable infrastructure across Minnesota.

Mission: To increase awareness of infrastructure and infrastructure needs, and articulate a convincing case for increased investment in Minnesota infrastructure through a coordinated voice and communication of unified comprehensive needs.

Visit the MnIA website: https://www.mninfrastructure.org/.

MnIA's three main goals are to:

  • Increase public awareness about the importance and extent of all of our state’s infrastructure, why it's important, and careers in public infrastructure.
  • Establish a platform to help professionals research, collaborate, and advance our infrastructure management message.
  • Engage policy makers by educating, informing, and influencing sound infrastructure investments via state and local legislators. 

MN2050 organization was started in December 2009, following a meeting coordinated by the Minnesota chapters of APWA and ASCE. The meeting included representatives from the University of Minnesota, the engineering community, transportation lobbying organizations, the Legislature, and a local elected official. The educators, engineers, and lobbyists generally described infrastructure issues -- including the importance of adequate infrastructure funding. The elected officials stressed the importance of delivering the infrastructure message directly to the public. In mid-2011, the MN2050 organization name was reserved as a non-profit organization.

Steering Committee

MnIA is led by a Steering Committee comprised of the following members:

  • Michelle Stockness, Freshwater - Chair
  • Amy Grothaus, Braun Intertec - Liaison to APWA-MN Executive Committee
  • Jeannine Clancy, TKDA
  • Jonathan Curry, ACEC/MN
  • Margaret Donohoe, Minnesota Transportation Alliance
  • Brad Henry, University of Minnesota
  • Katie Zadrozny, American Engineering Testing


To learn more:

APWA-MN Chapter, PO Box 46266, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-9712 | 1-888-407-2650 | Copyright © 2024 | Privacy Policy | Site Credits | Site Map