Friday, April 29, 2016
Alene Tchourumoff takes over that new position on Monday, May 2, 2016, reporting to Gov. Mark Dayton on matters of rail safety, infrastructure, emergency response training and rail movements across the state.
Tchourumoff comes to the Capitol from the Hennepin County Public Works Department, where she is director of the planning department. Previously she worked for Deloitte Consulting as a consultant to the Federal Railroad Administration on financial and strategic policy, and rail program implementation. More about her background can be seen in the news release of her appointment.
News coverage of her appointment can be seen at the Duluth News Tribune, Finance & Commerce, Minneapolis StarTribune and Minnesota Public Radio.<