St. Louis County office buildings will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Leadership Team

 
 

A dedicated team of professionals leads the employees of St. Louis County. Some are elected, some are hired, others are appointed. Each works closely with the County Board to provide the best customer service to our citizens through their respective department or division.


 
Kevin Gray, County Administrator Administrator
Kevin Z. Gray
Duluth Courthouse, Room 202
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2448
Email
 
Kim Maki, County Attorney Attorney
Kim Maki
Duluth Courthouse, Room 501
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2323
Email
Term Expires: 1/4/2027
Brian Fritsinger, Deputy Administrator Administrator (Deputy)
Brian Fritsinger
Duluth Courthouse, Room 202
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-733-2955
Email
 
Nancy Nilsen, County Auditor/Treasurer

Auditor/Treasurer
Nancy Nilsen
Duluth Courthouse, Room 214
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2380
Email
Term Expires:1/4/2027

 Gordon Ramsay, Sheriff

Sheriff
Gordon Ramsay
Duluth Courthouse, Room 103
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2340
Email
Term Expires:1/4/2027

Dave Sipila, Assessor Assessor
Dave Sipila
Northland Office Center, Room 2R
307 1st St S
Virginia, MN 55792
218-471-7276
Email

Economic & Community Development
Darren Jablonsky, Interim Director
Gov't Services Center, Room 301
320 W 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5011
Email
 
Mary Tennis, Extension & Depot Director Extension & Depot Director
Mary Tennis
St. Louis County Depot
506 W Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-2530
Email
 
Jeremy Craker, Information Technology Director Information Technology
Jeremy Craker
Gov't Services Center, Room 402
320 W 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2333
Email
 
Ryan Logan, Planning & Zoning Director Planning & Zoning
Ryan Logan, Director
Gov't Services Center
201 S 3rd Ave W
Virginia, MN
218-725-5011
Email
 
Public Records & Property Valuation
Mary Garness
Duluth Courthouse, Room 101
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2677
Email
 
Donna Viskoe, Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex Purchasing
Donna Viskoe
Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex
4787 Midway Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-726-2667
Email
 

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Sheriff - Emergency Communications (911)
Duane Johnson
Public Safety Building
2030 N Arlington Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
218-726-2936
Email
 
Bre Graber, Budget and Business Improvement Manager Budget Management
Bre Graber
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2457
Email
 
John Ongaro, Intergovernmental Relations
Intergovernmental Relations
John Ongaro
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2455
Email
 
David Fink, Environmental Services Director Environmental Services
David Fink
Northland Office Center
307 1st St S
Virginia, MN 55792
218-742-9537
Email
 
James R. Gottschald, Human Resources Director

Human Resources
James R. Gottschald
Duluth Courthouse, Room 1
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2422
Email

Julie Marinucci, Land & Minerals Land & Minerals
Julie Marinucci
Gov't Services Center
201 S 3rd Ave W
Virginia, MN
218-471-7885
Email
 
Jerry Hall, Property Management Director Property Management
Jerry Hall
Duluth Courthouse, Room 515
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5085
Email
 
Linnea Mirsch, Public Health & Human Services Public Health & Human Services
Linnea Mirsch
Gov't Services Center, 6E
320 W 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2097
Email
 
Jim Foldesi, Public Works Public Works
Jim Foldesi
Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex
4787 Midway Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-625-3840
Email
 
Joe Austin, Safety & Risk Management Safety & Risk Management
Joe Austin 
A.P. Cook Building
2503 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, MN 55811
218-733-2704
Email
 
Nadine Wells  Veterans Service Offices
Nadine Wells
Room 100
4815 Burning Tree Road
Duluth, MN 55811
218-725-5288
Email
 
Dana Kazel, Public Information
Public Information
Dana Kazel
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5049
Email