Raising the standard of safety for pupil transportation in Minnesota

The Minnesota Association for Pupil Transportation is a non-profit association of school transportation professionals and industry leaders who promote safe and efficient student transportation within the state of Minnesota.

MAPT Board Positions

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MAPT Officers
PresidentNick KlaseusCleveland Schools
Vice-PresidentKaren DayonRosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Schools
TreasurerBJ IsonAnoka-Hennepin Schools
SecretaryAmy TiedensDistrict 287
Past PresidentJohn ThomasEastern Carver County Schools
Administrative AdvisorRay KrollRetired
MAPT Board Directors
Region 1 DirectorJosh CorbettRosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Schools
Region 2 DirectorVal LindahlByron Public Schools
Region 3 DirectorTom RisleyBecker Schools
Region 4 DirectorTom NelsonCook County Schools (Grand Marais)
Region 5 DirectorKurt OsweilerRoseau Schools
Director at Large AJeff KappersRochester Schools
Director at Large BKala HenkensiefkenBemidji Area Schools
Director at Large CNyisha WilliamsHopkins Schools
MAPT Committee Chairs
AuditNick KlaseusCleveland Schools
LegislativeTroy SchreifelsOsseo Schools
By-LawsTroy SchreifelsOsseo Schools
MembershipCindy McKayFridley Schools
NominatingKala HenkensiefkenBemidji Area Schools
NewsletterKala HenkensiefkenBemidji Area Schools
ProgramAmy TiedensDistrict 287
AwardsVal LindahlByron Public Schools
Admin of the YearJohn ThomasEastern Carver County Schools
Poster ContestCindy McKayFridley Schools
Special EducationAmy TiedensDistrict 287
WebsiteKaren DayonRosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan
Safety CommitteeCindy McKayFridley Schools
Administrative AdvisorRay KrollRetired
Minnesota Student Transportation IssuesTroy SchreifelsOsseo Schools
LobbyistBrad Lundell
MN DPS OPTLt. Brian Reu
MN DOEKelly Garvey
CommunicationsJulie RodriguezCenter for Effective School Operations (CESO)
Vendor Parters
Vendor PartnerChris WirzNorth Central Bus
Vendor PartnerBrenda OttoHoglund Bus Company
Vendor PartnerTodd TelinI-State Truck Centers
Vendor PartnerDerrick AgateUnited Bus Sales

Our Regions


Including all school districts in the following counties:
Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington.

Region Director: Josh Corbett

ncluding all school districts in the following counties:
Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Rice, Rock, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Watonwan, Waseca, and Winona.

Region Director: Val Lindahl

Including all school districts in the following counties:
Benton, Big Stone, Carver, Chippewa, Chisago, Douglas, Grant, Isanti, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Meeker, McLeod, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Pope, Renville, Sherburne, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wright and Yellow Medicine.

Region Director: Tom Risley

Including all school districts in the following counties:
Aitken, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis.

Region Director: Tom Nelson

Including all school districts in the following counties:
Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Ottertail, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau, Wadena and Wilkin.

Region Director: Kurt Osweiler

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MAPT Bylaws

Bylaws are the rules and principles that define MAPT.