Catherine Fleming has been an IT professional, a business owner, a real estate developer, a social worker, a mother and a social and economic activist in some form or fashion, for most of her life. A native of Georgia who grew up in NY/NJ, a job assignment at Ameriprise brought Catherine to MN and ultimately she decided to make it her home. Her involvement with the environment and climate change initially came via her relationship with Project Sweetie Pie, a grass-roots organization focused on urban farming, youth development, access to healthy foods for all and economic development. Catherine sits on or is a member of many environmental groups. She is District D MPOSC Commissioner via the Met Council and Co-Chair of the Blue Line Bottineau light-rail extension CAC. Catherine is a Board member of the Hennepin History Museum and a Board Member of MICAH (Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing). Catherine is a member of the City of Minneapolis’ Green Zone Task Force and the Environmental Justice Coordinating Council. Catherine is a proud northside Minneapolis resident.