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Josh Tilsen is new state Bureau of Mediation Services head


Gov. Mark Dayton made the final appointment to his cabinet this morning, naming veteran mediator Josh Tilsen as commissioner of the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services.

Tilsen has been working as a hearing officer and mediator for the bureau and has more than 30 years experience in the field, working on cases in jurisdictions around the state.

Earlier today, Dayton named Kevin Lindsey as Human Rights commissioner and Spencer Cronk as commissioner of Administration.