Ms. Nelson leads the Infrastructure Asset Management unit within the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Metropolitan District. This unit develops asset management practices that work to improve and enhance the delivery and cost effectiveness of services and systems at MnDOT. Ms. Nelson is Chair of the Metro Geographic Information System (GIS) and serves on multiple steering committees within the agency. Ms. Nelson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of North Dakota and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota. She has over 10 years of professional engineering experience in both the private and public sectors.