Mary Jo McGuire was first elected to the Ramsey County Board in 2012 and serves as the chair of the Legislative Committee and Active Living Ramsey Communities. She is also a member of the Transportation Advisory Board and a number of outside boards and committees including the Roseville Community Foundation and Northeast Youth and Family Services. She is also an active member of the Roseville Rotary.
Mary Jo is a lifelong resident of Ramsey County. She graduated from Ramsey High School, St. Catherine University, Hamline School of Law and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. McGuire served for 16 years in the State Legislature and has worked as a civic educator and public policy consultant. She is an adjunct professor in the graduate program of organizational leadership (MAOL) at St. Catherine University.