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Councilmember Sue Denkinger

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Councilmember Sue Denkinger

Contact Information

4494 Chatsworth Street 
Shoreview, MN 55126 
651-260-1940Email Councilmember Denkinger


  • Elected to city council in 2016.
  • Current term expires 12-31-2020
  • Retired from 40+ year career with Thomson Reuters. Positions included:
    • SAP (enterprise-wide software)
    • Global Business Process Owner
    • Led US Legal Customer Service organization with locations in MN, Manila, Philippines, and Sydney, Australia
    • Project Management
    • Editorial and Manufacturing/Production planning
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate of Augsburg University with BA in Communications/Public Relations and Advertising 
  • Masters of Business Administration from Augsburg University.

Current and Prior Community Service 

  • Current vice president of Shoreview Economic Development Authority
  • Current board member of the Ramsey County League of Local Government
  • Served on the economic development commission for eight years
  • Chair of Women at Thomson Reuters Community Outreach organization; led fundraising and volunteer efforts with Bridging, Girls in Action and Dakota Woodlands non-profit organizations
  • Member and past presenter at National Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals
  • Member of International Customer Management Institute
  • Member, Call Center Network Group
  • Won five Thomson Reuters Awards of Excellence for Customer Service, Operational Excellence and Customer Disaster Recovery programs
  • Past president St. Odilia Parent Teacher Organization
  • Served nine years as cantor/musician at St. Odilia Church.


  • 28 year resident of Shoreview.  Grew up in Macalester Groveland area of St. Paul
  • Children: Diana, Kelly, Billy (deceased).Also have two grandsons.
  • Hobbies include:
    • Playing piano, guitar and singing
    • Travel
    • Gardening/yard work,
    • Anything outdoors,
    • Spending time with family and friends.