Nancy Tyra-Lukens


Mayor Nancy Tyra-LukensNancy Tyra-Lukens was re-elected as mayor of Eden Prairie in the November 2014 election, having previously served on the City Council from 1994 through 2001 and as mayor from 2002 through 2006 and 2010 through 2014. Her current term ends Dec. 31, 2018.

Tyra-Lukens has also served the community on numerous boards and commissions, including the Eden Prairie Community Foundation, Family Housing Fund, SouthWest Transit Commission and Suburban Transit Association.

In 2010 she was appointed by the Board of Hennepin County Commissioners to a four-year term as an at-large member of the Capital Budget Task Force. She was reappointed to the Task Force in 2014 with her second term expiring Dec. 31, 2017.

Tyra-Lukens earned a master’s degree in nutritional biochemistry from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in finance and business administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens


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