Group photo of 2019 school board members

ISD 834 School Board

The Stillwater School Board members are Sarah Stivland (Chair), Mike Ptacek (Clerk), Tina Riehle (Treasurer), Jennifer Pelletier (Director), Tim Brewington (Director), Bill Gilles (Director), and Liz Weisberg (Director).

To reach all school board members and receive a response from the Board Chair, please use the School Board Group email.

Watch school board meetings LIVE online

The Stillwater School Board usually holds its meetings on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of every month. Please refer to the School Board Calendar for dates, times and locations of meetings. 

The School Board is a seven-member team of area residents elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Elections for three and then four seats are held every two years. Revised 2020 School Board Roster.

School Board members share one voicemail box number, which will be checked by the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and the School Board, Sherri Skogen. If you would like to leave a voice message for any of the School Board members, the phone number is 651.351.8429. 

School Board Meetings 2020-2021

Find School Board meeting information here.

School Board Meetings 2019-20

Find school board meeting information here.

School Board Meetings 2018-19

Find school board meeting information here.

School Board Working Groups

The district received an opinion from the Department of Administration, Data Practices Office that the notice provided for school board committee meetings is not sufficient under the Open Meeting Law. In accordance with the opinion, the district has revised its notices on the website and in postings.

District Policies

A complete listing of district policies and procedures for students and staff.

Calendar of School Board Meetings

View the official meeting calendar for the school board.

School Board Goals (pdf, 179 KB)

Click here for the school board goals.

Legislative Information

Contact information for local Legislators and a copy of the district's Legislative Platform.

Board Communications

We welcome your feedback, and encourage you to let us know if you have concerns. We’ll do our best to answer your questions and work with you to find a reasonable solution to any problems.

Role of School Board (pdf, 81 KB)

Role of the School Board Document


Find afidavits of candidacy as well as information related to polling locations and election results.

School Board Roster (pdf, 197 KB)

Find the current school board roster here.

Serving on the School Board (pdf, 1 MB)

What does it really mean to be a Stillwater school board member?

World's Best Workforce Advisory

The World's Best Workforce Advisory brings together people with different perspectives to discuss a common interest - our students. 

Community discusses what graduates need

School Board Statement for Racial Justice

On June 25, 2020 the school board approved a statement for racial justice.