Erik Skogquist is a local history buff in Anoka with a passion for community and volunteerism. He is a member of the Anoka City Council and the Anoka County Historical Society. He studied political science and urban studies at the University of Minnesota before returning to Anoka to start a family with his wife, Amanda. Now, with two young boys, he enjoys renovating his family home in his spare time.

A number of years ago, Erik Skogquist and his wife invested in an old home from the 1880s and moved the structure from one lot down the street to another…


Erik Skogquist is a passionate resident of Anoka, Minnesota, having spent most of his life in the city. Having left briefly to pursue a political science and urban studies degree from the University of Minnesota, he eventually returned to begin a life with his wife and family in the community he loves. Skogquist appraises and assesses properties in the area for a living while he and his wife, Amanda, dedicate their time to an array of community functions including volunteering with the Cub and Boy Scouts, school’s parent teacher organization, and sitting on various civic boards.

In addition to these…


Learning about his family history in the Anoka County as a child inspired a lot of Erik Skogquist’s passion for volunteerism in the community. After studying political science and urban studies at the University of Minnesota, Skogquist returned to Anoka to start a family with his wife and fellow Anoka native, Amanda. Today, he works as a property appraiser in the area but also volunteers his time to several community functions including Cub and Boy Scouts, school activities and the Anoka County Historical Society. …

Erik Skogquist

Erik Skogquist currently works on the City Council of Anoka, Minnesota | www.erikskogquist.com

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