School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Perham-Dent school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Mitch Anderson
District Email: manderson@perham.k12.mn.us
Mailing Address: 800 Coney St W, Perham, MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-6500
DJ Altstadt
Email: daltstadt@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Justine Anderson
Email: janderson@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Mike Hamann
Email: mhamann@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Cyndy Huber
Email: chuber@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Aaron Kalina
Email: akalina@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Nate Rooney
Email: nrooney@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Sue Von Ruden
Email: svonruden@perham.k12.mn.us
Term ends: 12/31/2024

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Perham-Dent 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
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 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

Perham Education Association
Phone: (218) 371-6834
President: Ryan Hendrickson
Email: rhendrickson@perham.k12.mn.us
Field staff: Michelle Jensen
Email: Michelle.Jensen@edmn.org