Jessie Holm

Jessie Holm

Position running for: NEA director Job title: Math Teacher, Hastings High School Local name: Education Minnesota-Hastings Email: jjholm71@gmail.com URL(s) of social media accounts: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100078327326438 Statement: I am so proud to be a member of Education MN educators! We have truly shown that Minnesota educators are willing to do anything it takes to keep educating Minnesota students!…

Rodney Rowe

Position running for: Secretary-Treasurer Job title: Education Minnesota Secretary-Treasurer Local name: Education Minnesota Worthington Email: rodney.rowe15@gmail.com URL(s) of social media accounts: https://www.facebook.com/Rodney.Rowe2022 Statement:The prudent use of the member’s dues dollars is my top priority in our financially strong union. As Secretary-Treasurer, I oversee the budget development which provides resources for the programs and services our members…

Marty Fridgen

Position running for: Vice President Job title: Music specialist serving as United Teachers of South Washington County President Local name: United Teachers of South Washington County Email: fridgen.marty@gmail.com Statement:I am Marty Fridgen, candidate for vice president. My involvement in unions started at a young age. My mom was a teacher, and my dad was a…

Monica Byron

Position running for: Vice President Job title: District elementary math coach Local name: Education Richfield Email: mommyteach25@gmail.com Statement:My name is Monica Byron and I am truly honored to run for Education Minnesota Vice President. I am a proud wife, mother of two children, educator, and union member. I am a dedicated elementary educator in my…

Heather Bakke

Position running for: NEA Director Job title: Special education teacher Local name: Education Minnesota Brainerd Email: foreather@aol.com Statement:Three years ago I was elected to represent the members of Education Minnesota as one of your NEA Directors. This position has given me the opportunity to amplify the voices of educators from all over Minnesota. I was…

Denise Specht

Position running for: President Job title: Education Minnesota President Local name: Centennial Education Association Email: spechtd@msn.com URL(s) of social media accounts: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2751205495181902 Statement: Educators want better lives at work and at home. We want schools and campuses where our students thrive, no matter the color of their skin, where they live, who they love, or…

NEA RA state-credentialed student delegate filing form

Do not submit before filing period begins on Nov. 1. Deadline is 11:59 p.m. Feb. 15, 2022. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within seven days after submitting, inquire by email to elections.committee@edmn.org. Note: Education Minnesota includes an insert of all candidates in the Minnesota Educator published prior to the election in April…

NEA RA state-credentialed delegate filing form

Deadline has been extended to March 18 at noon. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within seven days after submitting, inquire by email to elections.committee@edmn.org. Candidates may submit a photo and statement for inclusion in local voter guides and the Education Minnesota website. The photo and statement must be submitted using the online…