During its June 25 meeting, the School Board elected Heidi Danielson of New Brighton to serve the remainder of Board member Amy Jones’s term which expires January 6, 2020. Jones recently announced her resignation from the School Board after nearly eight years of service. Her resignation was effective June 25, 2019. On June 25, the Board interviewed six candidates. Danielson will be sworn in at the August 20 Board meeting.
Danielson works part-time for two non-profit organizations – as the director of administration for the Gallagher Foundation and administrative director for Quincy House. She is a long-time volunteer at schools including Pinewood, Sunnyside, Edgewood and Irondale. In addition, Danielson has served the District on the curriculum advisory committee, the facilities task force, the Irondale design committee and as a trustee on the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation for the past three years. In 2017, she was the campaign manager for Neighbors United – the committee that supported the successful bond construction campaign. She and her husband Barry are New Brighton residents and parents of two Irondale alumni and a current Irondale junior.