Molly Cummings

Mayor - City of Hopkins, MN

Hopkins, MN


City Leadership

  • 2016-Present: Mayor, Hopkins, MN
  • 2012-2016: Hopkins City Council
  • 2010-2012: Hopkins Planning & Zoning Commission
  • 2007-2010: Hopkins Park Board
  • 2015-Present: Alternate Representative, Corridor Mgmt. Committee for light rail planning
  • 2017-Present: Member, Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee
  • 2014-Present: Challenge Team Leader, Empty Bowls

City Involvement

  • 2017-Present: Regional Council of Mayors Executive Committee
  • 2017-Present: National League of Cities Human Development Committee
  • 2012-Present: Caring Youth Awards Committee and Presenter
  • 2012-Present: Hopkins Noontime Lions
  • 2011: Graduate, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • 2010-2014: President, Avenues Neighborhood Association
  • 2007: Graduate, Hopkins Citizens Academy


  • 2014: Lions Pride of Hopkins Award recipient for demonstrating “Exemplary Community Involvement, Leadership or Service”
  • 2013: Lions Cub of the Year Award recipient “in recognition of Outstanding Service, Loyalty and Devotion to Lionism”
  • 2001: Community Image Award

Volunteer Activity

  • 2004-Present: Helping Paws, whose mission is to further the independence of people with disabilities and veterans with PTSD through the use of service dogs
  • Six Years: Simpson Women’s Shelter
  • Ten Years: Courage Center, a rehabilitation center for people with physical disabilities from preschool to adult to maximize independent living skills
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