ISD 834 School Board

Pictured left to right. George Hoeppner (Director), Paula O’Loughlin (Clerk),
Tom Lehmann (Board Chair), Jennifer Pelletier (Vice Chair), Sarah Stivland (Director), Shelley Pearson (Treasurer), Mike Ptacek (Director). To reach all school board members and receive a response from the Board Chair, please use the School Board Group email.

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. 2018 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, Barb Proulx. If you would like to leave a voice message for any of the School Board members, the phone number is 651.351.8429. 

ANNOUNCEMENT: On May 2, 2018, Governor Mark Dayton announced that Stillwater School Board Chair Tom Lehmann was being appointed as the District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. A timeline for the appointment has not yet been determined; Mr. Lehmann will remain on the School Board until he is sworn in as District Court Judge. The school district is working with legal counsel and Mr. Lehmann on the timeline and process for replacing him once he leaves the board. More information will be posted once it is available.

Board Meeting Materials 2017-18

Find school board meeting information here.

Board Meeting Materials 2016-17

Find school board meeting information here.

Streaming Video Board Meetings

School Board Business Meeting Streaming Video Archives

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.

District Policies

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

Legislative Information

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

Committee Assignments

Board members serve on a variety of committees and act as liaisons to district schools.

Role of School Board (pdf, 81 KB)

Role of the School Board Document

Serving on the School Board (pdf, 1 MB)

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


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

World's Best Workforce Advisory

You can help ensure all Stillwater students are career and college ready. Applications for the new World's Best Workforce Advisory are being accepted until March 23, 2018. Apply here!

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