Mike Benson (politician)

Mike Benson
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 26B district
30B (2011-2013)
In office
January 4, 2011 - January 5, 2015
Preceded byAndy Welti
Succeeded byNels Pierson
Personal details
Born (1955-11-09) November 9, 1955 (age 61)
Political partyRepublican Party of Minnesota
ResidenceRochester, Minnesota
Alma materEastern University
Occupation assistant college professor, director of human resources, legislator


Michael “Mike” Benson (given birth to November 9, 1955) is a Minnesota politician and previous person in the Minnesota Home of Representatives. An associate from the Republican Party of Minnesota, he displayed District 26B, which include servings of Olmsted Region in the southeastern area of the condition. He’s also an associate college teacher for business administration as well as the Movie director of RECRUITING at Crossroads University in Rochester.

Early life, education, and career

Benson graduated from Eastern University or college in St. Davids, Pa, generating his B.A. in organizational administration and, later on, his M.B.A. He started his career using the U.S. Postal Support in 1973, keeping various administration positions until his pension in 2004. He offered as Postmaster of Rochester from 1988 until 1995 and, consequently, offered as Postmaster of Cleveland, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pa.In 1998, Benson was appointed the postal service's district manager for a location of southeastern Pa comprising 362 post offices and 3 processing plants with 6000 employees. From 1996-1998, he was an associate of the Country wide Joint Steering Committee for Quality of Function Life and Worker Participation, a joint task between the Country wide Rural Letter Companies' Association as well as the U.S. Postal Assistance, and was also an associate from the 1994 Country wide Contract Negotiations Group.Benson found Crossroads University in 2004. Furthermore to his are an assistant teacher and Movie director of RECRUITING, he offered as the Movie director of Adult Research and began the college's Compass Adult Level Completion Plan. He also offered as the university’s interim leader from 2006 until 2008 through the process to fill up the vacancy.

Minnesota House of Representatives

Benson was initially elected to the home this year 2010 and was re-elected in 2012. He didn't operate for re-election in 2014.

2014 United States congressional campaign

Benson announced on June 17, 2013 that he'd set you back represent Minnesota's 1st congressional region in america House of Staff.