About District 2149

Minnewaska Area School District is proud to serve the communities of Farwell, Glenwood, Long Beach, Lowry, 
Sedan, Starbuck, Villard and Westport.

Mission

To engage every student, every day!

Core Values

Be mindful, accountable and successful and to do what is best for all students.

Minnewaska Area Schools, Superintendent Chip Rankin
Chip Rankin
Superintendent
Rick Ellingworth, Interim Superintendent
Rick Ellingworth
Interim Superintendent 2020-21

School Board

The Minnewaska School Board is composed of seven members elected to serve overlapping terms of four years each. The Superintendent of Schools serves as the ex-officio (non-voting) member.

School board member Chad Christianson
Chad Christianson
Chairperson

cchristianson@isd2149.org

School board member Jeff Holtberg
Jeff Holtberg
Vice-Chairperson

jholtberg@isd2149.org

School board member Diane Meyer
Diane Meyer
Clerk

dmeyer@isd2149.org

School board member Chad Barsness
Chad Barsness
Treasurer

cbarsness@isd2149.org

School board member Justin Zavadil
Justin Zavadil
Director

jzavadil@isd2149.org

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Ted Reichmann
Director

treichmann@isd2149.org

School board member Nick Gugisberg
Nick Gugisberg
Director

ngugisberg@isd2149.org

Meetings

Notice April 20, 2020:

Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to COVID-19, by the action of the board chair and school board of Minnewaska Area Schools, all future meetings of the MAS School Board will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13.D021-Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means, until further notice.

The school board has determined that it is feasible for at least one board member, the superintendent, or the school district’s legal counsel to be physically present at the regular meeting location. Members of the public are not permitted to attend this meeting due to the current health pandemic and Minnesota Statutes 13.D021.

Meetings will take place via video conferencing and will be available on the Minnewaska YouTube Live channel. Public comments will be monitored during the virtual school board meeting. Submit your comments to this email address communications@isd2149.org.