• Community Education Advisory Council

    The community education department encourages involvement. The department coordinates a general advisory council helping shape all programs in the department and welcomes feedback around issues facing specific programs.

    Current members

    The Community Education Advisory Council meets four times during the school year. Each meeting, members share news and happenings from their areas of the community and hear new ideas to consider implementing to improve and advance our programming and how we serve the community.

    Council Members:

    Heidi Braun 
    Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College

    Pat Carlson
    Coon Rapids City Council (joined April 27,2023)

    Nichole Jenks
    City of Anoka Recreation Manager

    Tim LaCroix
    Champlin City Council

    Dan Glynn
    Parks and Recreation Director, City of Champlin

    Randy Nelson
    Andover City Council

    Bill Reichenborn
    Coon Rapids resident

    Erik Skogquist
    Anoka resident

    Nicole Swanson
    Anoka County Job Training Center


    Kacy Deschene
    Anoka-Hennepin School Board

    Michelle Trelstad
    Executive Director of Community Education and Government Relations

    Tracy Knighton
    Community Education Director

    Kristie Thorson
    Community Education Communications Coordinator

    Christie Eckstrom
    Community Education Secretary

  • Contact

    Tracy Knighton
    Phone: 763-506-1276

    Call 763-506-1260 for general information and inquiries regarding the Community Education advisory council.