SPU is lead by a team of five commissioners.
These commissioners direct staff on policy and procedure, keeping ratepayers’ interests at the forefront of every decision. If you have a question for our commissioners, please feel free to reach out to any one of them by simply clicking on their name. We’re all here to serve you!
Kathi Mocol – President
Kathi recently served five years as a city council member for Shakopee. She is the Human Resource & Administrative Supervisor for a workers’ compensation data collection agency. She is also serving as the Board Chair for Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women, which serves victims in Scott and Carver counties, and is the Land Use Advisory Committee Member representing District 4 (Scott County) for the Metropolitan Council. She has worked with Scott County on the Transportation Committee through their 50 by 30 initiative, is a member of the Shakopee Diversity Alliance and is the past President of Parents in Partnership for Shakopee Area Catholic Schools. She has lived in Shakopee for 20 years and is raising three children with her husband Jon.
Kayden Fox – Vice President
Kayden lives in Shakopee with his wife and daughter, and is a principle engineer for DellEMC. Kayden joined the commission to offer his 18 years of troubleshooting experience to the service of his community. In addition to serving on the commission, Kayden also volunteers with Feed My Starving Children, Bridging and Esperanza. Kayden’s hobbies include woodworking, bodybuilding, puzzles and raising his four dogs and three cats.
Jody is a member of Shakopee’s City Council and also serves as an SPU Commissioner. She was elected to City Council in 2018. She also serves as the President of the Shakopee Economic Development Authority; is co-chair of Live, Learn and Earn Housing Committee; and is a member of the Transit Committee.
Justin and his family recently relocated to Shakopee from Minneapolis, and are enjoying the parks and space they have found across the river. Justin has a PhD in Economics from Purdue University and is a Senior Vice President at Blue Rose Capital Advisors. As a registered Municipal Advisor, Justin assists higher education institutions in managing their financial structure and focuses on securing capital through non-traditional sources, such as public-private partnerships.
B.J. and his wife, Kelsey, moved to Shakopee in 2018. B.J. joined the commission to get more involved in the city the Letourneau’s now call home. He earned his BS from UW-River Falls and MBA from Upper Iowa University. B.J. has worked in the legal industry as a sales professsional for the past six years. In his free time, B.J. can be found out on the golf course or playing pick-up basketball at the community center.