School Board

Matthew Lemke, Chair

Committees: MN State HS League & Co-Curricular; Activities Committee; Finance Committee; Lakes Country Service Cooperative

Negotiations: Certified staff; Principals; District-wide individual contracts

Term ends: 2020

Email: mlemke@fergusotters.org

Phone: 218-731-1385

Melanie Cole, Vice Chair

Committees: Spec Ed. Coop & Region I board; Activities Committee; Bldg/Grounds

Negotiations: Certified staff; Special Education Paraprofessionals & Para-educators

Term ends: 2022

Email: mcole@fergusotters.org

Phone: 218-205-4854


Kirby Anderson, Treasurer

Committees: Finance Committee; 544 Education Foundation

Negotiations: Principals

Term ends: 2022

Email: kirbyanderson@fergusotters.org

Phone: 218-770-7161

Melissa Hermes, Clerk

Committees: Curriculum Review Committee; Staff Development

Negotiations: Certified staff; Cafeteria

Term ends: 2022

Email: mhermes@fergusotters.org


Natalie Knutson

Committees: Finance Committee; Bldg/Grounds; Policy Committee; Wellness Committee; Meet & Confer

Negotiations: Special Education Paraprofessionals & Para-educators

Term ends: 2020

Email: nknutson@fergusotters.org


Stephen Vigesaa

Committees: Activities Committee; Policy Committee; Meet & Confer; Legislative Liaison

Negotiations: Principals; Secretaries & custodians

Term ends: 2020

Email: svigesaa@fergusotters.org

Phone: 507-993-5941