School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Houston school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Mary Morem
District Email:
Mailing Address: 306 West Elm St, Houston, MN 55943
Phone: 507-896-5323
Marissa Bailey
Term ends: 1/1/2027
Mimi Carlson
Email: mimi.carlson@hsd294.us
Phone: 507-896-3832
Term ends: 1/1/2025
Richard Erdmann
Email: richard.erdmann@hsd294.us
Phone: 507-896-3311
Term ends: 1/1/2025
Nicole Johnson
Term ends: 1/1/2027
Josh Norlien
Email: josh.norlien@hsd294.us
Phone: 507-896-4068
Term ends: 1/1/2025
Arlin Peterson
Email: arlin.peterson@hsd294.us
Phone: 507-896-2388
Term ends: 1/1/2027
Mark Swenson
Email: mark.swenson@hsd294.us
Phone: 507-896-3349
Term ends: 1/1/2027

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Houston 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 26: Jeremy Miller, R – Winona
• Email: sen.jeremy.miller@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-5649
• Facebook: SenatorJeremyMiller
• Twitter: @jeremyrmiller
• Legislative aide: Maureen Watson – 651-296-7193
House District 26A: Gene Pelowski Jr, DFL – Winona
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• Email: rep.gene.pelowski@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-8637
• Facebook: gene.pelowski
• Twitter: @GenePelowski
• Legislative aide: Leah Killian – 651-296-5507
House District 26B: Greg Davids, R – Preston
• Email: rep.greg.davids@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-9278
• Legislative aide: Alayna Smieja – 651-296-1915

Local union affiliate

River Valley Education Association-Houston Chapter
Phone: (507) 459-7772
President: Kiel Koehler
Email: kiel.koehler@hps294.us
Field staff: Linda Pfeilsticker
Email: Linda.Pfeilsticker@edmn.org