My office is ready to partner with you to deliver change, foster innovation and achieve a more equitable county.


Our Commissioner: Irene Fernando

Irene was elected to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners in November of 2018.

Before joining the County Board, Irene worked at Thrivent Financial leading around organizational design, culture, and talent. Irene studied at the University of Minnesota where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Education in Youth Development Leadership.

Meet Irene