Katie McClelland

Director, Public Policy & Research


Katie McClelland is the Director of Policy & Research for the Minnesota Technology Association. Prior to MnTech, Katie led the workforce policy portfolio for the U.S. House Committee on Education & Labor and the Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee. Prior to her time on Capitol Hill, Katie held roles at The Manufacturing Institute, the nonprofit affiliate of The National Association of Manufacturers, Lumina Foundation and in the Minneapolis Public Schools and AchieveMPLS through AmeriCorps VISTA. Katie has led research on the future of work, employer engagement in workforce development initiatives, and strategies for attracting the next generation of students into STEM careers.