Meet Our School Board

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    Kristi Peterson
    1984 French Trace Ave.
    Shakopee, MN 55379
    Kristi Peterson moved to Shakopee in 1999. She and her husband are the proud parents of an 8th grade son.  Kristi graduated from Ellsworth Public School in Ellsworth, Minnesota, and attended Augustana University earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Journalism. She went on to attend the University of St. Thomas where she earned a Masters Degree in Business Communications. Kristi has worked in the marketing and communications profession for more than 20 years and is currently employed as a marketing manager at EDCO Products Inc. She has volunteered with various community associations and organizations including the Shakopee Girls Fastpitch Association, LPGA Amateurs Golf Association and the Salute to Service Womens Golf Classic. Kristi served on the school district’s Excellence and Operations Task Force Committee, Design Committee for the Performance area of the High School and is a member of the Shakopee Education Endowment Foundation (SEEF). Kristi is an avid sports fan, specifically the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Golden Gophers women's basketball team. She also enjoys golfing in the summer.

    Service History: Elected November 2018. Term expires December 2022.



    Judi Tomczik
    Vice Chair
    1232 Monroe St.
    Shakopee, MN 55379


    Judi Tomczik was appointed to the school board in April 2018. Tomczik, a retired teacher, filled the seat vacated by former school board member Mary Romansky. Tomczik says representing the best interests of all students is her chief motivation. From a very early age, she has had an interest in education. Since 1972, she has had a passion for education in District 720.

    Service History: Appointed June 2018. Elected November 2018. Term expires December 2022.



    Joe Aldrich
    2152 Summerhill Place
    Shakopee, MN 55379
    Joe Aldrich was born in Austin, Minnesota but has lived in Shakopee since 2002 with his wife, Tara, and two daughters, Lexie and Tori. Joe is a 1994 graduate of Moorhead State University and is currently the Chief Financial Officer at ECA Marketing, Inc. in Eden Prairie.  When his daughters attended Red Oak Elementary, he volunteered in the classroom; helping students with Math and other projects. Joe also enjoyed coaching his daughters in soccer on nine different occasions through the city and the Shakopee Soccer Association.

    Service History: Elected November 2018. Term expires December 2022.



    Paul Christiansen
    18100 Zumbro Ave.
    Shakopee, MN 55379
    Paul Christiansen resides in rural Shakopee with his wife, Peggy, and two sons, Jake (12th grade) and Randall (6th grade). Paul and his family moved to Shakopee in 2011 primarily because of the excellent schools and the Autism program. Paul is originally from Chaska and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Paul has also served 17 years as a police officer. Paul is currently employed by Optum Technology as a Senior Technical Support Specialist. Paul volunteers with the Shakopee Hockey Association and the Be The Match Foundation. Paul is looking forward to continuing his tradition of service to the entire community and making Shakopee the envy of the area.

    Service History: Elected November 2018. Term expires December 2022.

    Tim Brophy
    1548 Windsor Ln.
    Shakopee, MN 55379

    Tim Brophy and his wife, Jennifer, moved to Shakopee in May 2000.  They have two children, Kaelynn and Madeline, who attend Shakopee High School and East Middle School, respectively.  Tim graduated from Mankato State University and holds a B.S. Degree in Corporate Finance.  He has been employed with Best Buy Co., Inc. since Apr 2008 and is currently the Senior Release Manager for IT Corporate Systems. Tim has enjoyed volunteering over the years on school field trips as well as in the classroom.  He took on the head coaching role for Team Orange during the 2017 SGSA in-house season. He also served on the 2019 Community Facilities Task Force.  Tim is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys fishing, camping, skiing, and distance trail running, in addition to spending time with his family.

    Service History: Appointed February 2020. Term expires December 2020.

    Matt McKeand
    1035 Olive Rd.
    Shakopee, MN 55379
    Matt McKeand was elected to the school board in 2011. He has two children, Maren, who's an 8th grader at East, and Callum, who's in 5th grade at Sun Path. He also has two step-children with his wife, Jennifer.  Abby is at West and Mia is at Jackson. Matt works in human resources for Wipfli, LLP and has been a Shakopee resident since 2001. In addition to the School Board, Matt is an active member of the Lions Club. Matt is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and enjoys sports- particularly Gopher sports, playing with his children/step-children and watching movies.
    Service History: Elected November 2011, Re-Elected November 2015. Term expires December 2020.
    Angela Tucker
    2025 Granite Dr. 
    Shakopee, MN 55379

    Angela Tucker has lived in Shakopee for 20 years. She is married to her husband James and has 2 children. Lukas is a 2016 graduate of Shakopee High School and Brody attends Sun Path Elementary.  Angela has been active within the Shakopee School since moving to the district. Her past involvements include volunteering in classrooms, Curriculum Advisory Board, Special Education Parent Advisory Council, Strategic Task Force, and Facilities Task Force. She has served as the board clerk (4 yrs), Vice-Chair, Treasury and on various committees. Angela has been employed for 19+ years with CH Robinson as the Cash Application Manager. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and volunteering. 

    Service History: Elected November 2011, Re-Elected November 2015.  Term expires December 2020.