Heather Edelson is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She represents District 49A, the City of Edina, a first ring suburb in the western Twin Cities. Edelson worked as a clinical outpatient therapist and has been active on numerous State and local City boards and commissions She attended Hamline University with a focus on legal studies for her undergraduate work and the University of Minnesota for graduate school. Her policy focus areas are Public Health, Education Policy and Finance and Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform.