Leadership

Executive Board

SEE’s strength lies with our members—many who passionately guide our work through leadership roles. The superintendents and school board members serving on the Executive Board represent school districts from across the state.

Joel Albright, President
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board (2020-23)

Tiffany Barnard, President-Elect
Hutchinson School Board (2021-24)

Carol Thornton, Past-President
Fridley School Board (2019-22)

Todd Sesker, Treasurer
Faribault Superintendent (2019-22)

Ann-Marie Foucault, Secretary
St. Michael-Albertville Superintendent (2021-24)

Pete Brown
East Central School Board (2019-22)

Steve Eklund
Braham School Board (2021-24)

Beth Giese
St. Francis Superintendent (2020-23)

Suzy Guthmueller
Centennial School Board (2020-23)

Scott Hansen
Albany School Board (2021-24)

Bill Harvey
Anoka-Hennepin School Board (2020-23)

Teri Staloch
Prior Lake-Savage Superintendent (2019-22)

Scott Thielman
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Superintendent (2020-23)

Sue VanHooser
Princeton School Board (2021-24)

Greg Winter
Melrose Superintendent (2019-22)

Legislative Committee

The legislative committee guides the development of the SEE Legislative Platform and the legislative strategy to drive results. All members are invited and encouraged to participate on the committee to ensure a statewide perspective.

Pat Devine, Chair
Superintendent
Waconia

Bill Adams
Superintendent
New London-Spicer

Joel Albright
School Board Member
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

Tiffany Barnard
School Board Member
Hutchinson

Janell Bullard
Superintendent
Paynesville

Patrick Chaffey
Executive Director of Business Services
Centennial

Jeff Elstad
Superintendent
Owatonna

Ann-Marie Foucault
Superintendent
St. Michael-Alberville

Deb Griffiths
SEE Director of Communications and Community Outreach
SEE

Angela Grochowski
School Board Member
Hinckley-Finlayson

Suzy Guthmueller
School Board Member
Centennial

Scott Hansen
School Board Member
Albany

Matt Hillman
Superintendent
Northfield

Jacob Holck
School Board Member
Paynesville

Jeff Holmberg
Superintendent
Centennial

Al Ickler
Director of Communications & Government Relations
Anoka-Hennepin

Chris Kampa
School Board Member
Cambridge-Isanti

Brad Kelvington
Superintendent
Rocori

David Law
Superintendent
Anoka-Hennepin

Brad Lundell
SEE Executive Director
SEE

Steve Massey
Superintendent
Forest Lake

Mark Matuska
Superintendent
Kasson-Mantorville

Jael McLemore
Director of Communications & Community Outreach
Fridley

Sara Paul
Superintendent
North Branch

Beth Praska
School Board Member
Rockford

Rob Prater
Superintendent
Hinckley-Finlayson

Amanda Reineck
School Board Member
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose

Jeff Ridlehoover
Superintendent
Sartell-St. Stephen

Mark Ristau
Superintendent
Medford

Nate Rudolph
Superintendent
Cambridge-Isanti

Jeff Sampson
Superintendent
Cannon Falls

Mark Schmitz
Executive Director
Resource Training and Solutions

Todd Sesker
Superintendent
Faribault

Heidi Sprandel
School Board Member
Cambridge-Isanti

Tony Taschner
School Board Member
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

Sue VanHooser
School Board Member
Princeton

Kristine Wehrkamp
Superintendent
Royalton

SEE Staff

Although small in number, our staff has decades of experience working within the legislative process and providing valuable resources to educate, empower and engage a broad network of education advocates.

Brad Lundell
Executive Director

Phone: 612-220-7459
Fax: 651-647-0632
brad.lundell@schoolsforequity.org

Deb Griffiths
Director of Communications and Community Outreach

Phone: 612-309-0089
deb.griffiths@schoolsforequity.org

Richard Berge
Director of Administrative and Business Services

Phone: 507-332-7206
Fax: 507-333-5852
randpberge@q.com