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Rochester, MN 55904 (Map)

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Michael Wojcik - Ward 2

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Michael Wojcik Biography


First elected in 2008, Michael is in his 3rd term representing the people of Rochester.

Michael's priorities include:

  • Good governance (responsiveness, accessibility, equity, and transparency)
  • Affordable housing for all
  • Multi-modal transportation
  • Strong neighborhoods
  • Strong Libraries, Schools, and Culture
  • Fiscal, Social, and Environmental Sustainability 

Work History: Owner Elite Consulting, Inc. 2008 – Present 
Rochester City Council 2009 – Present 
St. Mary’s University Adjunct Faculty 2007 – Present 
Analyst – THINK Credit Union / Mutual Bank 2006 – 2008 
Staff Engineer – Hitachi GST 2003-2006 
Engineer – IBM 1999-2003

Education:  MBA, Finance – Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota 2006
CFA Affiliate Member (Level III complete)
Master of Electrical Engineering – University of Minnesota 2002
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – University of North Dakota 1999
AS – Hibbing Community College 1997


  • Rochester City Council, Ward 2
  • Rochester Public Utility Board
  • Rochester Outside Agency Oversight Committee
  • Rochester Board of Equalization
  • National League of Cities - Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Organizational Membership:

  • Urban Land Institute
  • League of Minnesota Cities
  • Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
  • League of Women
  • SE Minnesota League of Municipalities
  • CFA Institute
  • IEEE
  • Holy Spirit Catholic Church Finance Council
  • Resurrection Catholic Church Finance Council
  • Fox Hill Neighborhood Association

Past Boards/Organizations:

  • Rochester Board of Equalization
  • Rochester Energy Commission
  • Rochester Good Food Store Coop – Board of Directors – Finance Committee Chair (2010-2012)
  • Olmsted County Environmental Commission (2006-2010)
  • Olmsted County HRA (2009-2010)
  • National League of Cities - Communities & Economic Development Board

Government History: Olmsted County Environmental Commission 2006-2008; Elected in 2008 to represent Ward 2.

FamilyMichael is a “Ranger” originally from Northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.  He and his wife Lisa have lived in Rochester since 1999.  They are the parents of Anastasia and Natalia.