School Board Members

  • Fargo Public Schools has had a Board of Education since the founding of its first public school in 1874. The Board’s primary role is governance, with student achievement as the central focus. Its responsibilities are many; find out more about the Board the Board of Education summary document.


    To send an email to all FPS Board of Education members, use the 'Contact Board Members' form.
    If you would like to contact an indvidual School Board member click on their email address below.

Brandi Aune

  • Brandi Aune  Fargo 58102

     auneb@fargo.k12.nd.us

     C 701-541-0832


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    Term began: 2016
    Term expires: 2020

    Liaison to: Clara Barton/Hawthorne, Centennial

    Committees:
    Communications
    Fargo Youth Initiative
    Governmental Affairs

     

Jim Johnson

  • Jim Johnson  Fargo 58103

     johnsji@fargo.k12.nd.us

     W 701-232-7481 Ext. 121
     C 701-200-4794


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    Term began: 2001
    Term expires: 2020

    Liaison to: North, Madison, ECSE/Evenstart/Adult Learning

    Committees:
    Bluestem Comm. & Advisory Board
    Community Development Committee
    Early Childhood Special Education Task Force
    Governmental Affairs Committee
    Negotiations (alternate)
    Planning
    South East Education Cooperative

Brian Nelson

David Paulson

Kristi Ulrich - Vice President

  • Kristi Ulrich  Fargo 58104

     ulrichk@fargo.k12.nd.us

     W 701-361-6951
     H 701-241-4444

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    Term began: 2016
    Term expires: 2020

    Liaison to: Carl Ben Eielson, Lincoln, Ed Clapp

    Committees:
    Building Capacity & Usuage Task Force
    FPS Foundation Board
    Governance
    Negotiations
    Planning

Jennifer Benson

  • Jennifer Benson  Fargo 58104

     bensonj@fargo.k12.nd.us

     C 701-261-2280

     

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     Term began: 2014
     Term expires: 2022

    Liaison to: Davies, Bennett, Eagles

    Committees:
    Communications
    Governance
    Health Insurance Committee
    Planning
    Negotiations

Rebecca Knutson - President

  • Rebecca Knutson  Fargo 58102

     knutsor@fargo.k12.nd.us

     H 701-235-2612
     C 701-306-4190


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    Term began: 2014
    Term expires: 2022
     
    Liaison to: Woodrow Wilson/EDP, McKinley, Longfellow

    Committees:
    Communications
    Fargo Native American Commission
    Governance
    Governmental Affairs

Robin Nelson

  • Robin Nelson  Fargo 58108

     nelsonr@fargo.k12.nd.us 

     C 701-238-1188

      

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     Term began: 2018
     Term expires: 2022
     
    Liaison to: Ben Franklin, Washington

    Committees:
    Fargo Cass Public Health Board
    Fargo City PTA
    Governance 
    Governmental Affairs
    LRE-B Task Force

     

John Rodenbiker

  • John Rodenbiker  Fargo 58103

     rodenbj@fargo.k12.nd.us

     C 701-540-1964


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    Term began: 2016
    Term expires: 2020

    Liaison to: Jefferson, Horace Mann/Roosevelt

    Committees:
    Cass County CTE Consortium Board
    Governance
    Negotiations
    Planning