Barbara Hayden Haugen is the St. Louis County Director of Planning and Development. Prior to that she was an Administrative Manager in the Hennepin County Office of Planning and Development. Barbara has over 25 years experience in public policy evaluation. Her professional experience includes, affordable housing, community development, economic development, land-use planning, geographic information systems, program evaluation and grant administration.
In her current role, she directs a 30 member staff and a budget of over $6 million. She is responsible for the diverse functions and services of a large county planning and development department. Barbara develops and implements a department business plan, which includes performance measures and key performance indicators.
Barbara has a B.S degree in Local and Urban Affairs from St. Cloud State University and a M.A in Public Administration, from Hamline University.
Barbara lives in Duluth and enjoys family, friends and outdoor activities. She is married and has two children.
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