About Us

The Wayzata Education Fund provides grants for innovative curricular ideas across the Wayzata School District. The Fund encourages teachers and staff to imagine new ways to engage students and support Excellence for Each and Every Student. An all-volunteer organization, the Fund has donated more than $200,000 to innovative ideas since its 2003 inception.

Meet our Board

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Adam Hannemann, Chair
Member Since: 2015
Oakwood and Central Middle School Parent
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Julie Wexler, Secretary
Member Since: 2017
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Brandon Hopkins, Treasurer
Member Since: 2015
Oakwood Parent, Wayzata Alum
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Michael Hagerty
Member Since: 2008
Greenwood and West Parent
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Karen Arkesteyn
Member Since: 2015
High School Parent
Gleason Lake Employee
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Amy Hartman, Co-Chair
Member Since: 2013
Gleason Lake and West Parent
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Liz Brown, PR Chair
Member Since: 2015
Greenwood Parent
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Jahnelle Reed
Member Since: 2017
Parent
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Jill Perrigo
Member Since: 2016
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Jennifer Britz
Member Since: 2017
Gleason Lake Staff
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Kayla Greenwood
Member Since: 2017
WPS Resident, Wayzata Alum
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Chace Anderson
Ex-Officio
Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent
Bonita Lucky
Bonita Lucky
Ex-Officio
Wayzata Public Schools Board Director

The Fund is administered through the Minnesota Community Foundation and qualifies as a public charity under federal and state laws. It is an entity separate from Wayzata Public Schools with its own board of directors and by-laws.  All gifts to the foundation are tax deductible under IRS guidelines.