Board of Directors


Board of Directors
  • NESC Board of Directors
    Seated L to R:  Clerk Julie Peterson, Chair John Berklich, Vice Chair Sue Kaslow, and Treasurer Bob Rahja
    Standing L to R:  Executive Director Paul Brinkman, Directors Jeff Cadwell, Tim Riordan, John Klarich, and Walt Hautala
    Not Pictured:  Ex-Officio Superintendent Gwen Carman

    We have a dedicated Board of Directors at Northeast Service Cooperative consisting of seven members. The majority serve on a Minnesota school board; with one City County Other Government Agency (CCOGA) appointee. The Board also has two Ex-Officio superintendents from Minnesota school districts.

  • NESC Board of Directors

    John Berklich, Jr., Board Chair
    Hibbing #701
    2018 | 2020
    Sue Kaslow, Vice Chair
    Hill City #2
    2018 | 2020
    Julie Peterson, Clerk
    Moose Lake #97
    2018 | 2020
    Bob Rahja, Treasurer
    Chisholm #695
    2019 | 2022
    John Klarich 
    Mayor of Buhl
    2019 | 2021
    Walt Hautala
    Mesabi East #2711
    2019 | 2022
    Timothy Riordan
    Virginia #706
    2019 | 2022
    Janey Blanchard, Ex-Officio
    Chisholm #695
    2020
    Gwen Carman, Ex-Officio
    Carlton School District #93
    2017
Board Chair
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  • The NESC Board of Directors meets at 5 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the NESC offices in Mountain Iron. This is subject to change. 

    Upcoming Board meetings:

    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m,. Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    • Board of Directors Meeting, NESC, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    Personnel Committee meeting:

    • NESC, 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Business Committee meeting:

    • NESC, 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2020

    Executive Committee meeting:

    • NESC, 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020

     


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