Shaylyn
Bernhardt
Communications and Engagement Manager
UMN Extension RSDP
Shaylyn Bernhardt

Shaylyn joins CERTS after leading digital communications and content strategy in roles at the Bush Foundation, University of Minnesota, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Born and raised in Mandan, North Dakota, Shaylyn earned her bachelor's in art history at the University of Minnesota and calls St. Paul her home along with her husband, son, and Duke the dog. She is an active Master Naturalist, winter enthusiast, and self-proclaimed urban farmer. Shaylyn is focused on advancing CERTs’ clean energy mission through storytelling, audience engagement, and providing strategic direction to CERTs’ communications work.