For data requests relating to data maintained by a specific Division within MDA, please contact the appropriate Divisional contact. If you need help determining which division has the data, please send your request to, or contact, MDA’s DPCO.  Members of the media should contact MDA’s Communications Director.

Data Practices Compliance Official (DPCO)

Chris McNulty
Data Practices Manager
Commissioner’s Office
625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-201-6435
Chris.McNulty@state.mn.us

Media Contact

Margaret Hart
Communications Director
651-201-6131
Margaret.Hart@state.mn.us

Data Practices Divisional Contacts

Agricultural Marketing and Development Division

Susan VonBank
651-201-6603
Susan.VonBank@state.mn.us

Commissioner’s Office

Chris McNulty
Data Practices Manager
651-201-6435
Chris.McNulty@state.mn.us

Dairy and Meat Inspection

Gary Gramm
651-201-6647
Gary.Gramm@state.mn.us

Finance and Budget Division

Sherry Kromschroeder
651-201-6580
Sherry.Kromschroeder@state.mn.us

Food and Feed Safety Division

Carrie Rigdon
651-201-6453
Carrie.Rigdon@state.mn.us

Human Resources Division

Sherry Thomas
651-201-6513
Sherry.Thomas@state.mn.us

Laboratory Services Division

Bryanne Shaw
651-201-6571
Bryanne.Shaw@state.mn.us

Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division

Chelsie Kolnik
651-201-6698
Chelsie.Kolnik@state.mn.us

Plant Protection Division

Sara Ovist
651-201-6190
Sara.Ovist@state.mn.us