School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Ely school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: John Klarich
District Email: jklarich@ely.k12.mn.us
Mailing Address: 600 E Harvey St, Ely, MN 55731
Phone: 218-365-6166 x1725
Tony Colarich
Email: tcolarich@ely.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Hollee Coombe
Email: hcoombe@ely.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Ray Marsnik
Email: rmarsnik@ely.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Tom Omerza
Email: tom.omerza@ely.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Rochelle Sjoberg
Email: rsjoberg@ely.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Jennifer Westlund
Term ends: 12/31/2026

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Ely 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 3: Grant Hauschild, DFL – Hermantown
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• Email: sen.grant.hauschild@house.mn
• Phone: 651-296-1789
• Facebook: GrantforMN
• Twitter: @grant_hauschild
• Legislative aide: Jamie Hysjulien – 651-296-1789
House District 3A: Roger Skraba, R – Ely
• Email: rep.roger.skraba@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-2190
• Facebook: rogerskraba
• Twitter: @argoguide
• Legislative aide: Anne Larson – 651-296-5884

Local union affiliate

Ely Education Association
President: Timothy Omerza
Email: tomerza@ely.k12.mn.us
Field staff: Joe Cerar
Email: Joe.Cerar@edmn.org