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Mary Lynn Staley elected to Habitat for Humanity International board

Philantropist Mary Lynn Staley of Edina has been elected to Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors.

Philanthropist Mary Lynn Staley of Edina has been elected to Habitat for Humanity International‘s board of directors.

She’s the wife of retired Cargill CEO Warren Staley.

There are 24 members of the group’s board, which oversees the organization’s efforts to construct, rehabilitate, repair and improve housing in partnership with low-income families in nearly 80 countries around the world. 

Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, said: “We are delighted that Mary Lynn has joined our board. She is a long-time Habitat supporter, and her experience and commitment will be invaluable assets.”

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Staley also has served on the board of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity for several years and worked on several overseas Habitat projects.