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ABOUT COUNCILWOMAN GARRIDO

Heidi Garrido (she/her) is a 6 year resident of Hopkins and is honored to serve the people of Hopkins as a member of its City Council.


Heidi was born in Santiago, Chile and adopted to the US at 3 months old. She was raised in Wisconsin and moved to Minnesota in 2003. She is a mother of 3, and married to her husband Tony. She has owned HM Photography LLC for 13 years. She is a triathlete, a gardener, an activist, and a cheese lover. She is also pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with a certification in LGBTQ+ Studies and will graduate in May. She is a member of the Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society and the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA).

Heidi is a member of the Hopkins Historical Society and involved with the Hopkins/Minnetonka Community Safety Project. She served as the Vice Chair of Hopkins P-1, and has previously volunteered for the Minnesotans United for All Families campaign, and various other local elected officials. She also has volunteered and provided aid during the civil unrest after the murders of George Floyd and Daunte Wright.

Heidi also served on the City of Minneapolis Public Works Racial Equity Team, through her employment at the City as an Engineering Technician in the Surface Water & Sewer Department.

 
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