Arlen Erdahl

Arlen ErdahlArlen Erdahl is president of Stassen, Stern & Erdahl International, L.L.C., a firm specializing in trade with China. As a U.S. Congressman from 1979 to 1983, Erdahl represented Minnesota as a member of the Foreign Affairs, Small Business, Education and Labor Committees. He was Principal Deputy/Acting Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy from 1989 to 1993. Erdahl also served as Associate Director/Country Director for the Peace Corps from 1983 to 1989. He was Minnesota Secretary of State from 1970 to 1974 and served as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1963 to 1970. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He received his master's degree in public administration from Harvard University and his bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College.