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!
Mathew and his wife, Sharon, have been Shakopee residents since 2003 and have two sons attending Shakopee High School. Mathew received his BA degree in Political Science/Economics from the University of Minnesota and his Law Degree from Cornell Law School with a concentration in Business Law and Regulation. His law practice is focused on business law, commercial litigation, and Appellate practice. A Marine Veteran, Mathew volunteers as a mediator with the Department of Defense ESGR Program, where he is the Minnesota Assistant Ombudsman Director.
Kathi Mocol – Vice 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.
Deb Amundson – President
Deb has been a long time Shakopee resident. She is married to Rick and has a grown child. Deb has served the community of Shakopee as a City Councilor and member of both the Planning Commission and Economic Development Authority. She most recently served on the Scott County CDA Board of Commissioners. Deb is the Administrator of the Bloomington law firm, Monroe Moxness Berg PA.
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.
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