Paul R. Strickland
"Born Lafayette Louisiana. Grew up in East Texas. Father Texan, mother Australian. Thirty years experience in production and human resources/employee relations management with Continental Can Company, General Mills, and Marshall Field's. Currently setting up a non-profit agency to promote a deeper understanding of unity through dialogue and shared experiences among and between faith communities. Paul and his wife Sarah chose Minneapolis as a place to live and raise a family twenty-five years ago. They began looking for jobs once they had moved to the community.
"Paul is an experienced labor negotiator and has negotiated contracts across the country with the Teamsters, United Auto Workers, Service Employees etc. He is respected by both management and labor for his veracity and integrity." 
- Director, Center for Religious Inquiry
- Signatory, Green Tea Party Manifesto 
- Supporter, Boulder Institute