Board of Directors

The care, management, and control of NJPA is vested in its Board of Directors as stated in M.S.123A.21, Subd. 4. The Board is composed of six, locally elected school board members, two from each of three sub-regions, and two representatives from the fourth sub-region representing the NJPA Member cities, counties and other government agencies (CCOGA).

View more on our policies and reports, regular board meetings and special board and committee meetings.

Sub-Region I

Representing the following school districts:

Bertha-Hewitt; Browerville; Eagle Valley; Freshwater Education District; Long Prairie-Grey Eagle; Menahga; Sebeka; Staples Motley; Verndale; Wadena-Deer Creek

Mary Freeman

Term Expiration: 12/31/2017


Scott Veronen

Sub-Region II

Representing the following school districts:

Cass Lake-Bena; Crosby-Ironton; Northland Community; Pequot Lakes; Pillager; Pillager Area Charter School; Pine River-Backus; Walker-Hackensack-Akeley

Barbara Neprud

Sara Nagel

Sub Region III

Representing the following school districts:

Mark Gerbi

Ryan Thomas

Sub-Region IV

Representing the following CCOGA organizations:

Cities (C): Baxter; Brainerd; Breezy Point; Browerville; Clarissa; Crosslake; Emily; Little Falls; Long Prairie; Menahga; Nisswa; Pierz; Pine River; Royalton; Sebeka; Staples; Verndale; Wadena

Counties (CO): Cass, Crow Wing, Morrision, Wadena

Government Agencies (GA): Central Lakes College; MN State Comm. & Tech College; Region Five Development Commission

Mike Wilson

Greg Zylka