Thief River Falls

School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Thief River Falls school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Dr. Paula Henry
District Email: paula.henry@myprowler.org
Mailing Address: 230 LaBree Ave S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: 218-681-8711 x5226
Misty Hempel
Email: misty.hempel@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-688-3056
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Chris Melbye
Email: chris.melbye@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-686-8702
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Wayne Nomeland
Email: wayne.nomeland@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-689-4163
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Mike Spears
Email: mike.spears@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-681-5765
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Ryan Walseth
Email: ryan.walseth@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-689-7674
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Michelle Westerman
Email: michelle.westerman@myprowler.org
Phone: 218-686-4655
Term ends: 12/31/2026

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Thief River 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 1: Mark Johnson, R – East Grand Forks
• Email: sen.mark.johnson@senate.mn
• Phone: 651-296-5782
• Facebook: Senator.Mark.Johnson
• Twitter: @Senmarkjohnson
• Legislative aide: Rachel Bakke – 651-296-8660
House District 1A: John Burkel, R – Badger
• Email: rep.john.burkel@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-9635
• Facebook: RepJohnBurkel
• Twitter: @John_Burkel
• Legislative aide: Justin Brill – 651-296-5813
House District 1B: Debra Kiel, R – Crookston
• Email: rep.deb.kiel@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-5091
• Facebook: RepDebKiel
• Legislative aide: Jean Cottington – 651-296-4999

Local union affiliates

Thief River Falls Education Association
Phone: (218) 686-7071
President: Stacey Leake
Email: stacey.leake@myprowler.org
Field staff: Kevin Young
Email: Kevin.Young@edmn.org
Thief River Falls