Meet a Member

Meet some of the people who support Parents United and why they value the work of this independent parent organization.

Business Partners Christa Anders and Laurie Davis, Minneapolis

“We are partners in Advance Consulting, a local public policy consulting firm whose mission is to work with clients to improve the lives of children and families.  We dedicate at least five percent of our annual income to nonprofit organizations in the community…”Read More…

Angie Eilers, St. Louis Park

“Since first learning of Parents United while attending an event in my local school district, I have seen Parents United at work at the capitol, in discussions with leaders from the university community and…”Read More…

David Kilpatrick, Spicer

“When I was a sophomore at Roseville Area High School I found myself having to write a skit for the spring pops concert. It had to be hilarious and the first performance was coming up quickly. Mr. Lueck, our fearless and utterly demanding director…” Read More…

Anne Maple, Northfield

“In 2003, I joined a ‘Vote Yes’ committee for Northfield Schools and found myself at a presentation by Parents United for Public Schools about strategies for passing a levy. That evening I learned how communities …” Read More…

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Ron and Sondra von Arb, Owatonna

“In 2008, Sondra and Ron von Arb put two and two together. Recently retired from careers in nursing and firefighting and as an EMT, and knee deep in the lives of their growing grandchildren, the von Arb’s were tuned into the connection between the vitality of their local schools and the health of the community…”Read More…

 

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Kami Aho, Robbinsdale

“Parents United is an amazing resource for information about public education issues and policies.  Mary and her team have been around long enough to know the heart and history of many of the issues facing public schools today.  They have a depth of knowledge and experience…” Read More…

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Deron Stender, Virginia, MN

“I was raised by parents who valued education and encouraged me to do well in school. My father served on the school board and I remember him spending time on school governance and his focus and determination to do what was best for students…” Read More…

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