Meet Your Candidates

From left to right: Elena Niehoff, John Whelan, Rae Parker, Kim Rishavy

“Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.”


Kim Rishavy

My name is Kim Rishavy.  I was born and raised in Rochester.  I have been married for thirty-seven years to my husband, Jerry.  We own a small business and have two adult children and four…read more here

John Whelan

 I am a Rochester native and graduate of the Rochester Public Schools (RPS).  I continued my education by earning an A.A. in Mass Media Technology (RCTC), a B.A. in Sociology (Winona State….read more here

Rae Parker

Hello, my name is Rae Parker. I am a life long resident of Rochester, Minnesota and a graduate of the Rochester Public School system. I have five children, all graduates of RPS. Three of my….read more here

Elena Niehoff

My name is Elena Niehoff and I am a wife, mother and grandmother. I love my family and this beautiful country. I’m running for the School Board member position for I.S.D. 535, Rochester…read more here

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