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.”

JESS LAIR, AUTHOR

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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