SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
for (4) four-year terms on the Pequot Lakes School District #186 Board of Education.
Additional information will be added as these dates draw near.

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** Note:  The Affidavit of Candidacy form and any other required forms may be completed online and submitted to the Pequot Lakes School District Office via the following means during the filing period. 
-- In person: 30805 Olson Street, Pequot Lakes (8am-4pm, July 28-August 10, and 8am-5pm August 11)
-- Via email:
-- Via fax:  218.568.5259
Forms must be completed in full, including notarization as required.  Filing fee of $2.00 may be paid in person, by mail, or by calling the District Office (218.568.4996) with credit/debit card information, and must be received prior to the end of the filing period in order for the Affidavit of Candidacy to be accepted.

Becoming a School Board Member   (link to various candidate resources)  
*Please reach out to the superintendent if you have questions about serving as a school board member.* 

The webinar covers basics such as how to file for the board, reasons to serve on the board — and reasons not to serve on a board, job duties of school boards, and how boards function as a team. 

The seven-member school board of Pequot Lakes Schools is responsible for the overall governance of the school district.  Members are elected to four-year staggered terms.  The board holds one regular business meeting on the third Monday of each month and has work sessions scheduled as needed.  Below are the current members of the school board and their contact information.  

Kimberly Bolz-Andolshek   (Board Chair)

27546 West Twin Lake Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Term Expires: December 2020 
Served since January 2004 
Liaison: Credit Review

Mike Erholtz 

1553 Fieldstone Road SW
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Term Expires: December 2020
Served since January 2009
Liaison: Paul Bunyan Education Cooperative (alternate)


Curt Johnson  (Vice-Chair)

PO Box 149
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Term expires: December 2020
Served since October 2006 
Liaison: District Advisory Council, Family Service Collaborative, MREA (Legislative)

Derrek Johnson 

13247 Anchor Point Road
Crosslake, MN 56442
Term Expires: December 2022
Served since January 2011
Liaison: Family Service Collaborative (alternate)

Susan Mathison-Young 

1509 - 72nd Street SW
Lake Shore, MN 56468
Term Expires: December 2020
Served since January 2013 
Liaison: Community Education Advisory Council 

Dena Moody   

6404 - 17th Avenue SW
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
Term Expires: December 2022 
Served since January 2019
Liaison: Minnesota State High School League 

Tracy Wallin  (Clerk/Treasurer)

5715 Sibley Lake Road SW
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
Term Expires: December 2022 
Served since January 2019
Liaison: Paul Bunyan Education Cooperative, MSBA (Legislative)