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Board Members

The School board is comprised of six members elected during the November General Election on even years. Terms are four years and at least three members are on the ballot during each election. 

The work of a school board involves:

  • Developing a vision for the district
  • Setting goals and monitoring progress
  • Establishing district policy
  • Monitoring student achievement
  • Aligning resources with goals
  • Collaborating with community partners
  • Ensuring facilities are safe and adequate
  • Communicating with stakeholders
  • Rallying the community around student achievement
  • Hiring and evaluating the Superintendent
  • Ratifying employee contracts
  • Advocating student needs to lawmakers
  • Training in education issues and governance.

 

 

 

Brady Anderson - Director (Board term expires December 2022)

763-477-9165  ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBandersonb@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2019

Represents - Minnesota State High School League, Community Education Advisory Board / Children First / ECFE / School Readiness Advisory Council, Chamber Committee, Northwest Suburban Integration School District, and Committee At-Large.

 

 

Amy Edwards - Chair (Board term expires December 2024)

763-477-9165 ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBedwardsa@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2017

Represents - Operations Committee, Association of Metro School Districts and Negotiations (alternate).

 

 

Eric Gordee – Treasurer (Board term expires December 2022) 

763-477-9165 ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBgordeee@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2019

Represents - Operations Committee, Curriculum Advisory System Accountability Committee, Legislative / MSBA Delegate Assembly, Northwest Suburban Integration School District, Committee At-Large, and Negotiations.

 

 

 

Jessica M. Johnson - Clerk (Board term expires December 2024)

763-477-9165 ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBjohnsonj@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2017

Represents - Continuing Education, Chamber Committee, Legislative / MSBA Delegate Assembly, Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative, District Staff Development, Committee At-Large (alternate), and Negotiations. 

 

 

 

Jenny Kneeland - Director (Board term expires December 2024)

763-477-9165 ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBkneelandJ@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2021

Represents - Minnesota State High School League, Continuing Education, Community Education Advisory Board / Children First / ECFE / School Readiness Advisory Council, Schools for Equity in Education / MREA, and Committee At-Large.

 

 

Beth Praska - Vice Chair (Board term expires December 2022)

763-477-9165 ext. 4004 (Executive Assistant)

RSBpraskab@rockford.k12.mn.us

Board member since 2019

Represents - Curriculum Advisory System Accountability Committee, Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative, Schools for Equity in Education / MREA, District Staff Development, Association of Metro School Districts, and Negotiations.