2023 South Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Regional Roundtables

These roundtables will provide an opportunity for local partners throughout the region to share up-to-date information, reinforce traffic safety culture and TZD values, and promote teamwork and collaboration among all the E’s. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and give feedback to help improve TZD efforts in the region.

The roundtable events are being held in place of a 2023 South Central Minnesota TZD Regional Workshop.

Dates, Locations, and Speakers

April 24, 2023 (register by April 17, 2023)
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Watonwan County Library, 125 5th Street S., St. James, MN
Speaker: TBD

May 8, 2023 (register by May 1, 2023)
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Worthington Fire Hall, 830 2nd Ave., Worthington, MN
Speaker: Dr. Joan Somes, Emergency, Nurses Association


The roundtables are free to attend, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.


Who Should Attend

Community law enforcement, engineers, educators, emergency medical and trauma services, local policymakers, judges, attorneys, and other traffic safety advocates.

Event Objectives

  • Build relationships
  • Find new partners and voices in the region
  • Listen and learn about local issues and concerns
  • Develop stronger traffic efforts at a local level to support the region

Desired Outcomes

  • Newly built regional efforts
  • A common purpose and goals for the region
  • Strategic plans

More Information

If you are interested in listening to speakers at different regional roundtables, please email Annette Larson, SC MN TZD Regional Coordinator, at annette.l.larson@state.mn.us.