School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Rushford-Peterson school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Ben Bernard
District Email: benbernard@r-pschools.com
Mailing Address: 1000 Pine Meadows Lane, PO Box 627, Rushford, MN 55971
Phone: 507-864-7785
Chris Grindland
Email: chrisgrindland@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Matt Helgemoe
Email: matthelgemoe@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Jeff Michel
Email: jeffmichel@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Ken Sawle
Email: kensawle@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Carl Schollmeier
Email: carlschollmeier@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Nancy Snyder
Email: nancysnyder@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Amy Woxland
Email: amywoxland@r-pschools.com
Term ends: 12/31/2024

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Rushford-Peterson 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 20: Steve Drazkowski, R – Mazeppa
• Email: sen.steve.drazkowski@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-5612
• Facebook: repstevedrazkowski
• Twitter: @stevedraz
• Legislative aide: Pending – Pending
House District 20B: Steven Jacob, R – Altura
• Email: rep.steven.jacob@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-2273
• Facebook: jacobforthepeople
• Legislative aide: Justin Wu – 651-296-3921
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 affiliates

River Valley Education Association
Phone: (651) 428-7144
President: Dena Mathison
Email: denamathison@r-pschools.com
Field staff: Linda Pfeilsticker
Email: Linda.Pfeilsticker@edmn.org
Rushford-Peterson Education Support Personnel
President: Tracy Gile
Email: tracygile@r-pschools.com
Field staff: Linda Pfeilsticker
Email: Linda.Pfeilsticker@edmn.org