About Us

GPS 45:93 is a non-profit organization dedicated to

growing and attracting businesses with high-paying jobs to the 5-county region of East Central Minnesota. It takes its name from the point of latitude and longitude at which the four original counties in the partnership meet.

The Mission Statement of GPS 45:93 is:

Collaborate to strengthen the regional economy by

  • Providing a regional approach to workforce development, business attraction, retention and expansion
  • Acting as a conduit for members and the region to access resources and educational opportunities

The GPS 45:93 Partnership believes

"When One Wins - All Win"

GPS 45:93 2017 Officers

GPS holds an annual meeting of the Board of Directors to elect the Executive Committee and Officers. The elected officers are: 



Rebecca Perrotti, Workforce Development Coordinator, Central Minnesota Jobs Training Services, Inc. rperrotti@cmjts.org


Vice President

Nancy Hoffman, Executive Director, Chisago County HRA and EDA,  nancy@chisagocounty.org



Doyle Jelsing, President/CEO, Neighborhood National Bank, doyle.jelsing@neighborhood.bank 


Become an Affiliate Member.

GPS Affiliate Application.pdf

Serving on the GPS 45:93 Executive Committee has not only helped develop a regional perspective, but it has led directly to attracting a Mariah Power assembly operation within our area.

Sara Treiber
Director of Economic Development
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe