Kimberly will be an important voice for equality in the Minnesota State Legislature!
Kimberly Sanberg serves on the Golden Valley City Council, where she has advocated for affordable housing, re-imagining public safety, and building an inclusive community.
Kimberly has a track record of serving her community, no matter where she lives. When she lived in Minneapolis, Kimberly was elected vice president of the board of directors of the Longfellow Community Council. When she moved to Golden Valley from Minneapolis in 2013, she became engaged in the city and served on Golden Valley’s Open Space and Recreation Commission.
She was a founding organizer of Golden Valley Pride Festival, the first suburban LGBTQ+ pride festival in the state. She was a champion for a children’s indoor play area at Brookview Community Center, which helped make the Backyard at Brookview a reality. Kimberly was elected to the Golden Valley City Council in 2019.
Kimberly grew up in West Texas and graduated from Austin College, a liberal arts college. She worked at environmental and LGBTQ+ organizations in Washington, D.C., before moving to Minnesota. Kimberly has worked at nonprofits and small businesses throughout her career and is a small business owner herself. She lives in Golden Valley with her wife, two children, and two dogs.