Goodhue County Commissioner Brad Anderson was elected to serve as a district director for the Association of Minnesota Counties. Anderson will represent District 9, comprising Goodhue, Rice, Wabasha, Steele, Dodge, Olmsted, Winona, Freeborn, Mower, Fillmore and Houston counties.

AMC, a voluntary organization, works with the state's legislature and administration to advance and enact policies and legislation favorable to counties.

"I'm honored to accept this position because it's important that county officials across the state collaborate and work together as much as possible toward our common goals," he said in a news release.