Wadena-Deer Creek

School board

Below is a list of school board members for the Wadena-Deer Creek school district. Please visit the district for more information and for the official list of school board members.
Superintendent: Lee Westrum
District Email: lwestrum@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Mailing Address: 600 Colfax Ave SW, Wadena, MN 56482
Phone: 218-632-2176
Julie Bushinger
Email: jbushinger@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-639-6856
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Brandon Kern
Email: bkern@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-631-6880
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Dan Lawson
Email: dlawson@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-631-7206
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Kent Schmidt
Email: kschmidt@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-631-3019
Term ends: 12/31/2024
Melissa Seelhammer
Email: mseelhammer@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-371-1622
Term ends: 12/31/2026
Barb Tumberg
Email: btumberg@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Phone: 218-341-0535
Term ends: 12/31/2024

Your legislators

Below is a list of state elected officials who represent the Wadena-Deer Creek 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 5B: Mike Wiener, R – Long Prairie
• Email: rep.mike.wiener@house.mn.gov
• Phone: 651-296-4293
• Facebook: profile.php?id=100079127944448
• Twitter: @None
• Legislative aide: Luke LeBrun – 651-296-9183
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

Education Minnesota/Wadena-Deer Creek Local #1489
Phone: (218) 631-9089
President: Michael Ortmann
Email: mortmann@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Field staff: Libby Erickson
Email: Libby.Erickson@edmn.org
Education Minnesota Food Service Employees/Waden- Deer Creek
Phone: (218) 632-2325
President: Darla Hayes
Email: dhayes@wdc2155.k12.mn.us
Field staff: Libby Erickson
Email: Libby.Erickson@edmn.org
Wadena-Deer Creek