MACS - Minnesotans for the American Community Survey - Founder and Executive Director
- Joan Naymark is the founder and Executive Director of MACS – Minnesotans for the American Community Survey.
- Joan retired from Target Corporation in 2012 with 30 years of market planning experience. As Director, Market Analytics and Planning, Joan was responsible for strategic, analytic, and geo-spatial research in support of capital expenditures.
- Joan was a member of the Census Advisory Committee from 1995-2011 representing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has also served the National Academy of Science on two panels regarding the American Community Survey and annual Economic Data from the Census Bureau.
- Joan obtained her M.A. and B.S. degrees in Sociology/Demography magna cum laude from Western Washington University, in Bellingham, Washington.