Fergus Falls

School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Fergus Falls school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Jeff Drake
District Email: jdrake@fergusotters.org
Mailing Address: 601 Randolph Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Phone: 218-998-0544 x9010
Kirby Anderson
Email: kirbyanderson@fergusotters.org
Phone: 218-770-7161
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Melanie Cole
Email: mcole@fergusotters.org
Phone: 218-205-4854
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Melissa Hermes
Email: mhermes@fergusotters.org
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Natalie Knutson
Email: nknutson@fergusotters.org
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Matthew Lemke
Email: mlemke@fergusotters.org
Phone: 218-731-1385
Term ends: 12/31/2024

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Fergus Falls 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 9: Jordan Rasmusson, R – Fergus Falls
• Email: sen.jordan.rasmusson@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-4875
• Facebook: rasmussonmn
• Twitter: @jordanrasmusson
• Legislative aide: Loren Dauer – 651-297-8070
House District 9A: Jeff Backer, R – Browns Valley
• Email: rep.jeff.backer@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4929
• Facebook: RepJeffBacker
• Twitter: @jeffbacker
• Legislative aide: Jacob Grundhauser – 651-296-0635
House District 9B: Tom Murphy, R – Underwood
• Email: rep.tom.murphy@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4946
• Facebook: TomMurphyforHouse
• Legislative aide: Diane Kerin – 651-296-9194

Local union affiliates

Fergus Falls Education Association
Phone: (218) 736-4825
President: Nichola Welde
Email: nwelde@fergusotters.org
Field staff: Libby Erickson
Email: Libby.Erickson@edmn.org
Special Education Paraprofessional Association #7349
Phone: (218) 205-9574
President: Alicia Paulzine
Email: apaulzine@fergusotters.org
Field staff: Libby Erickson
Email: Libby.Erickson@edmn.org
Fergus Falls