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New Member Joins Caponi Art Park Board of Directors

Ramraj Singh served as the director of community education for Independent School District 196 and has held various positions in the Minneapolis School District.

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Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Caponi Art Park.

Ramraj (Ram) Singh has been elected to join Caponi Art Park and Learning Center’s board of directors. Singh will bring his expertise in school district administration, city government planning, and public relations to assist Caponi Art Park in developing its education program and strengthening public awareness in the south metro and beyond.

Most recently, Singh served as the director of community education for Independent School District 196, where he managed 600 staff providing services to 145,000 customers in the school district community. Prior to that time, he held various positions at Minneapolis Public Schools’ Community Education Department, taught elementary school, and was a member of the district council in Guyana, South America. Singh’s extensive community service activities include current member and former chair of the City of Burnsville Planning Commission; board member of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators; and member of the Independent School District 196’s Superintendent cabinet. 

Singh has been recognized state-wide and nationally for his leadership. He has received the Community Education State of Minnesota State Leadership Development Award, National Community Education Association Multi-cultural Leadership Award, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans Leadership Award, and has been recognized as a WCCO Radio Good Neighbor.

"We're thrilled to welcome Ram onto the Caponi Art Park Board of Directors,” said Craig Harris, president of Caponi Art Park’s board of directors. “He brings vast experience, excitement and commitment to the organization and to our community. All of us on the board look forward to working with him at this important time in the Park's evolution."

Correction: This article has been modified to correct an error. Ramraj Singh's name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post.

Tom Egan January 02, 2013 at 09:00 PM
The Caponi Art Park Board is thrilled & delighted to add Ram as a member. Already Ram has brought an increased level of excitment and enthusiasm. - Tom Egan. Board Member.

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