First of two Edina School Board candidate forums Sept. 18

The community will have an opportunity to learn more about the 12 candidates for Edina School Board at the first of two candidate forums 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at the Edina City Hall in the City Council Chambers. The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Edina.

There are four open positions on the school board, each for a term of four years. Two incumbents and 10 newcomers have filed for candidacy: Gabe Aderhold, Erica Allenburg, Chad Bell, Faisal Deri, Matthew Fox, David Goldstein, Heidi Hilliker, Ellen Jones, Matt Loucks, Owen Michaelson, Lisa O’Brien and Chris Tuescher.

The second candidate forum is 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the Edina Community Center, Room 349. This forum is sponsored by the Edina Parent Leadership Council.

Edina voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Links to candidate information are available on the district website at