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Tom Beaudry, City of Cook
Walt Hautala, Mesabi East School Board
Mary Hess, Mayor, Aurora
Chip Holter, City of Hoyt Lakes
Pat Kestly, Chisholm School Board
Mike Jugovich, Board Vice Chair, St. Louis County Commissioner, District 7
Rob Kutsi, City of Gilbert
Chet Larson, Board Treasurer, St. Louis County School Board
Nevada Littlewolf, City of Virginia
Tom Tammaro, Virginia School Board
Ray Marsnik, Ely School District
Keith Nelson, Board Chair, St. Louis County Commissioner, District 6
Heidi Omerza, City of Ely
Tom Rukavina, St. Louis County Commissioner, District 4
Kevin Scaia, City of Chisholm
Gary Skalko, Mayor of Mountain Iron
Scott Smolich, City of Aurora
Larry Sokoloski, Mountain Iron/Buhl School Board





PARTNERS - An organization working with local government to establish and support youth programs.


Locally elected officials from Northern St. Louis County uniting and acting with youth to influence public policy, to support and promote the positive development of high school students, to encourage young leaders, and build healthy communities for these citizens of the 21st century. The Board of Directors will do this through four goal areas:

  • To make recommendations to decision makers regarding youth issues.
  • To improve coordination among youth agencies and to be a catalyst for cooperative programming efforts.
  • To promote programs that involve youth in decision making and leadership roles.
  • To contribute to public awareness of youth needs and issues.



Next Meeting: Thursday, September 7th2017,  5:00-6:00 p.m., Mesabi Station Building, Eveleth.

September 2017 - May 2018 meeting schedule will be the first Thursday of the Month from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Meetings will not be scheduled in February, June, July, or August.