Contact: Susan Lund
Edina Morningside
United States of America

Mayor Jim Hovland is an attorney with the law firm of Hovland & Rasmus. He joined the Edina City Council in 1997. He served in that role until he was elected Mayor in 2005. Today, he is Edina’s longest-serving Mayor. Through his legal work, Mayor Hovland was familiar with various transportation laws, so he has been a natural fit for numerous committees and councils related to transportation. Mayor Hovland has served on the Edina Community Foundation’s Board of Directors for more than two decades and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Edina Morningside.