Board of Directors

Ted Anderson

DNR - Lands & Minerals 

2 Maple Farms

Hibbing Farmers Market

Kelly Dahl

Aspen Falls Farm

Cook Area Farmers Market

Kristin Foster

Co-chair, Leadership Team of the NE MN Synod ELCA EcoFaith Network 

Chair, Congregations Caring for the Earth

Founding chairperson, Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability

Ordained minister of the ELCA, On Leave from Call

Janna Goerdt

Fat Chicken Farm

Tower Farmers Market

Community Sustainability Initiative – Contest Organizer

Keith Peterson

Essentia  Health Hospice Medical Director

Aspiring farmer

Dani Pieratos

Harvest Nation

Rob Raplinger

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency Board

Virginia Public Utilities Commission

Candace Reimer

Fairview Range Medical Center

Hibbing Champions of Sustainable Community

Marlise Riffel

Virginia Market Square - Volunteer Market Manager 

Rutabaga Project Liaison

William Schnell

Retired forester

Itasca Clean Energy Team

Bobbi Zenner

Laurentian Environmental Learning Center


Melissa Roach, Executive Director

melissa.roach@irpsmn.org

Lori Schiebe, Growing Together - Virginia Community Gardens Coordinator

growingtogethervirginia@gmail.com

Marlise Riffel, Virginia Market Square - Volunteer Market Manager

virginiamarketsquare@gmail.com


Interested in serving on the Board of Directors?

The Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability is looking for people who are passionate about sustainability to share their talents.  If this sounds like you, fill out the IRPS Candidate Form and email it to us.  We look forward to working with you!

Click to download IRPS Board Candidate Form

Click to download IRPS Board Nomination Form