John Wesley (“Wes”) Flinn of Morris announced his run for Morris City Council. “My volunteers and I will knock on every door we can to have a conversation with you. I intend to be your voice in local government,” Flinn said in a video announcement released Monday morning on social media.
The 47-year-old Flinn is Assistant Chair of the Division of the Humanities and Associate Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota Morris. He is also a composer, conductor, and performer on trombone and euphonium. He has served on the Morris Library Board and as Treasurer of the Viking Library System. He and his wife Amanda, who works in the library at U of M Morris, have lived in Morris since 2012.