Gov. Mark Dayton has selected a new commissioner of human rights.
Dayton announced today the appointment of Kevin Lindsey to the cabinet post. Lindsey is a civil litigation attorney in the Office of the Ramsey County Attorney. He will lead an agency with a mission “to make Minnesota discrimination-free.”
“Kevin is a respected lawyer and advocate with deep experience in the community working on issues of fairness in the workplace and in the community,” Dayton said in a news release. “He will be a strong, professional voice in the Dayton Administration.”