These organizations help MREA be heard as the Voice for Greater Minnesota education.

We encourage you to support them to show appreciation. A directory of MREA Associate Members is provided below.

Learn more about Associate Membership levels.

Contact us to become an Associate Member.


AgCentric – MN State Center of Agriculture Excellence, North

Contact: Judy Barka

Minnesota Corn Growers Association

Contact: Amanda Bilek

Architects, Engineers & Facilities

Apex Facility Solutions

Contact: Cody Capra

Architectural Resources Inc (ARI)

Contact: Katie Hildenbrand


Contact: Blayne Parkos


Contact: Kris Hannasch

BCI Construction, Inc

Contact: Chris Schellinger

DLR Group

Contact: Alissa Moe

Donlar Construction

Contact: Paul Nelson


Contact: Steve Paasch

Hiller Commercial Floors

Contact: Dave Bahr

HSR Associates

Contact: Brad Simonson

H+U Construction

Contact: Andy Hoffmann


Contact: Jeff Schiltz

InGensa, Inc.

Contact: Jacqui Coleman

Institute for Environmental Safety, Inc. (IEA)

Contact: Amy Satterfield


Contact: Kevin Hildebrandt

JLG Architects

Contact: Dan Miller

KFI Engineers

Contact: Chrissy McNamara

Kodet Architectural Group

Contact: Mike Schellin

Kraus Anderson Construction Company

Contact: John Huenink


Contact: Troy Miller

Lightpeed Technologies

Contact: Cathy Bross

Minnesota Propane Association

Contact: Dave Wager

RA Morton & Associates

Contact: Preston Euerle


Contact:Piper Van Ness


Contact: John Johnson

Trane Technologies

Contact: Thomas Huberty


Contact: Rod Schumacher


Contact: Sal Bagley

Educational Programs & Services

Bell Museum, U of M

Contact: Natalie Kennedy

Blandin Foundation

Contact: Jaci David

Captivate Media + Consulting

Contact: Jake Sturgis

Curriculum Associates Inc

Contact: Brendan Thompson


Contact: Jeff Dehler

Education Minnesota

Contact: Denise Specht


Contact: Katie Dorn

Minnesota Education District Association

Contact: Cherie Johnson

Minnesota State Academies

Contact: Terrence Wilding


Contact: Amy Hansen Bhutta


Contact: Betsy Arnold Bahn

Perpich Center for Arts Education

Contact: Charles Rick

Rapp Strategies

Contact: Todd Rapp


Contact: Nikki Hansen

Special Olympics of MN

Contact: Shannon Murray

Teachers on Call

Contact: Wayne Gilman

Finance, Legal & Insurance, Technology


Contact: Michael Hoheisel

Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors

Contact: Lori Vold


Contact: Shelby McQuay

JMC Computer Services

Contact: Paul Freid

National Insurance Services

Contact: Steve Smith

Nexus Solutions

Contact: Mindy Sirjord

Northland Securities, Inc

Contact: Greg Baufield

Pemberton Law

Contact: Kristi Hastings

PFM Asset Management

Contact: Brian Johnson

PMA Financial Network, Inc

Contact: Kent Johnson

Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A.

Contact: Jay Squires


Contact: Eric Ogden

Vaaler Insurance

Contact: Casey Holland

Higher Education

Bemidji State University

Contact: Dr. MaryTheresa Seig

Bethel University

Contact: Dr. Tracy Reimer

The College of St. Scholastica

Contact: Dr. Brenda Fischer

Minnesota State University-Mankato

Contact: Dr. Jean Haar

Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Contact: Dr. Ok-Hee Lee

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Contact: Dr. Michael Lovorn

Southwest Minnesota State University

Contact: Dr. Raphael Onyeaghala

Winona State University

Contact: Dr. Danielle Schock

Educational Cooperatives & Organizations

Lakes Country Service Cooperative

Contact: Jeremy Kovash

Northeast Service Cooperative

Contact: Paul Brinkman

Northwest Service Cooperative

Contact: Bruce Jensen

Pine to Prairie Cooperative

Contact: Tom Leuthner

Resource Training & Solutions

Contact: Mark Schmitz


Contact: Paul Drange

South Central Service Cooperative

Contact: Les Martisko

Southeast Service Cooperative

Contact: Steve Sallee

Southern Plains Education Cooperative

Contact: Sarah Mittelstadt

Southwest & West Central Service Cooperative

Contact: Cliff Carmody

Special Education

Area Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Julie Aumock

Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council

Contact: Brenda Story

Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Jackie Ward

Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Melissa Hanson

Midwest Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Todd Travis

Northern Lights Academy Cooperative

Contact: Dena Hagen

Northland Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Brian Yuretich

Northwest Regional Interdistrict Council SPED Cooperative

Contact: Kimberley Johnson

Rum River Special Education Cooperative

Contact: Tanya Tacker

Southern Minnesota Education Consortium

Contact: Dan Armagost

SouthWest Metro Education Cooperative

Contact: Darren Kermes

SpEd Forms

Contact: Diane McCarron


North Central Bus & Equipment

Contact: Paul Guarke

Palmer Bus Service

Contact: Jenna Fromm

A special thanks to our

Presenting Members



Empowering Members




Our Members Include:

School Districts

MREA represents more than 237,800 students in 223 Greater Minnesota school districts.

Associate Members

Businesses, facilities, universities and more have joined us in putting Minnesota learners first.

Agency Members

MREA collaborates with these organizations and cooperatives to better support Greater Minnesota schools.

Education Districts

We advocate on behalf of education districts of Minnesota within the parameters of the MREA legislative platform.