Board Members

Centennial School District is governed by a six-member board elected at large from the five communities of Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Lexington and Lino Lakes. Board members serve staggered four-year terms: chair, treasurer, clerk and two directors. The superintendent is an ex-officio member of the board having no vote.

Suzy Guthmueller

School Board Chair

Committees Assignments: Quality Steering Committee, Superintendent's Council, Schools for Equity in Education (SEE)

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Centennial Education Association, Paraprofessionals, Principals Association, Kids Club

Seat up for election in 2022. (Expires 1/2023)

Chris Bettinger

School Board Vice-Chair

Committee Assignments: Centennial Area Education Foundation (CAEF), Community Education Advisory Committee, Transportation Safety

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Centennial Education Association, Custodial/Maintenance, Principals Association

Seat up for election in 2024. (Expires 1/2025)

Sue Linser

School Board Clerk

Committee Assignments: Superintendent's Council, Centennial Area Learning Center Advisory Board (CALC), Centennial Area Education Foundation (CAEF)

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Secretarial Association, Kids Club

Seat up for election in 2024. (Expires 1/2025)

Tom Knisely

School Board Treasurer

Committee Assignments: Northeast Metropolitan Intermediate School District 916 Representative, Systems Accountability Committee (SAC)

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Custodial/Maintenance, Food Service, Confidential Employees

Seat up for election in 2022. (Expires 1/2023)

Kathryn Timm

School Board Director

Committee Assignments: Centennial Alternative Compensation System (CACS)

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Centennial Education Association, Food Service, Secretarial Association

Seat up for election in 2022. (Expires 1/2023)

Robert Vollbrecht

School Board Director

Committee Assignments: Systems Accountability Committee (SAC)

Negotiation Committee Assignments: Confidential Employees, Paraprofessionals

 Appointed November 2021. Seat up for election in 2022. (Expires 1/23)

Jeff Holmberg

Superintendent of Schools, Ex-Officio
E-mail: jholmberg@isd12.org
Phone: 763-792-6010