School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Staples-Motley school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Shane Tappe
District Email: shane.tappe@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Mailing Address: 905 4th St NE, Staples, MN 56479
Phone: 218-894-5400
Lisa Anderson
Email: lisa.anderson@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Jeremy Reeck
Email: jeremy.reeck@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Kyle Reese
Email: kyle.reese@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Chandler Trout
Email: chandler.trout@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Bryan Winkels
Email: bryan.winkels@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Ryan Wright
Email: ryan.wright@isd2170.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Staples-Motley school district. Not sure who represents you? Visit the State of Minnesota’s legislator finder and enter your address to find out what district you are in.
Senate District 5: Paul Utke, R – Park Rapids
• Email: sen.paul.utke@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-9651
• Facebook: SenatorPaulUtke
• Twitter: @senutke
• Legislative aide: Bryce Hingst – 651-296-4196
House District 5A: Krista Knudsen, R – Lake Shore
• Email: rep.krista.knudsen@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-9918
• Facebook: kristaknudsenforhouse
• Twitter: @KristaForHouse
• Legislative aide: Mary Elizabeth Lonergan – 651-297-5603
House District 5B: Mike Wiener, R – Long Prairie
• Email: rep.mike.wiener@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4293
• Facebook: profile.php?id=100079127944448
• Twitter: @None
• Legislative aide: Luke LeBrun – 651-296-9183
Senate District 10: Nathan Wesenberg, R – Little Falls
• Email: sen.nathan.wesenberg@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-4913
• Facebook: NathanWesenbergforsenate
• Legislative aide: Andy Larson – 651-296-4839
House District 10A: Ron Kresha, R – Little Falls
• Email: rep.ron.kresha@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4247
• Facebook: RepRonKresha
• Twitter: @None
• Legislative aide: Jynell Boulka – 651-296-0640

Local union affiliates

Staples/Motley Education Association
Phone: 218-316-0559
President: Jill Schneider
Email: jkschneider71@gmail.com
Field staff: Jodi Meyer
Email: Jodi.Meyer@edmn.org