School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Richfield school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Steven Unowsky
District Email: steven.unowsky@rpsmn.org
Mailing Address: 401 70th St W (door 26), Richfield, MN 55423
Phone: 612-798-6011
Rachel Banks Kupcho
Email: rachel.bankskupcho@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2025
Crystal Brakke
Email: crystal.brakke@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2023
Eric Carter
Email: eric.carter@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2025
Paula Cole
Email: paula.cole@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2023
Timothy Pollis
Email: timothy.pollis@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2025
Allegra Smisek
Email: allegra.smisek@rpsmn.org
Term ends: 12/31/2023

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Richfield 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 50: Alice Mann, DFL – Edina
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• Email: sen.alice.mann@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-6238
• Facebook: dralicemann
• Twitter: @dralicemann
• Legislative aide: Meggie Pruidze – 651-296-6238
House District 50A: Heather Edelson, DFL – Edina
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• Email: rep.heather.edelson@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4363
• Facebook: RepHeatherEdelson
• Twitter: @heather_edelson
• Legislative aide: Matthew Sauser – 651-296-5492
Senate District 51: Melissa Halvorson Wiklund, DFL – Bloomington
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• Email: sen.melissa.wiklund@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-297-8061
• Facebook: SenatorWiklund
• Twitter: @mhwiklund
• Legislative aide: Hailey Ryan – 651-297-8061
House District 51A: Michael Howard, DFL – Richfield
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• Email: rep.michael.howard@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-7158
• Facebook: MichaelHowardMN
• Twitter: @mikehowardmn
• Legislative aide: Abdullahi Abdullahi – 651-296-5355
Senate District 63: Zaynab Mohamed, DFL – Minneapolis
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• Email: sen.zaynab.mohamed@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-4274
• Facebook: zaynabforsenate
• Twitter: @ZaynabMMohamed
• Legislative aide: Ben Pettee – 651-296-4274
House District 63B: Emma Greenman, DFL – Minneapolis
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• Email: rep.emma.greenman@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4200
• Facebook: RepEmmaGreenman
• Twitter: @emmagreenman
• Legislative aide: Jonah Westerman – 651-296-8091

Local union affiliate

Education Richfield
Phone: (612) 866-0686
President: Lee Herman
Email: lee.herman@rpsmn.org
Field staff: Marie Fernholz
Email: Marie.Fernholz@edmn.org
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