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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

McCollum Announces State of the Union Guest

February 3, 2020
Press Release

Congresswoman McCollum will welcome Susan Shepard Carlson as her guest for the 2020 State of the Union address on February 4, 2020.

Mrs. Carlson is a current Board Member and Chair of Legislation and Public Policy Committee at the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS). She founded the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS), which has led the fight against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) nationwide.

In addition, she is a retired Hennepin County District Court judicial officer, an attorney, and served as Minnesota’s First Lady from 1991-1999.

Congresswoman McCollum looks forward to welcoming Mrs. Carlson and raising awareness about FASD and how those living with this disability are impacted by the U.S. health care system.


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