Annie Harala is an engaged resident of Duluth and northeast Minnesota. Having worked in nonprofits and county government for the last 10 years in various capacities, Annie brings experience in working in greater Minnesota’s rural & urban communities in the areas of health policy and youth engagement.
Annie is currently serves on the Duluth School Board. For work, she is the Northeast Minnesota Regional Coordinator for Healthy Northland, a movement of coalitions in Northeastern Minnesota working in the areas of active living, healthy eating, and tobacco-free living. Annie holds a degree in Public Relations and English from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and is an AmeriCorps Alumna.
Annie is passionate about the cause of First Witness because the organization and partnerships provide vital services in our community and do it through honoring the whole child and their support system. I am passionate about the education curriculum and seeing that it ensures the voice of the child is valued and honored in times of trauma. She believes that our community community needs to support the work of this organization to stay strong to ensure safety for all.