The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools is governed by an all volunteer Board of Directors including district staff, business professionals and community leaders. We are grateful for their dedication to our mission.
2022-2023 Board of Directors:
Anna Anderson – Chair
Anna Anderson is proud to bring her professional background as a marketing and communications consultant to an organization focused on the success of our students, teachers and staff. “I believe vibrant communities begin and end with successful schools and I am so grateful to call Eden Prairie home.” She lives in Eden Prairie with her husband (a 2000 EPHS graduate) and two sons.
Kristin Jonason – Vice Chair
Kristin Jonason (she/her/hers) is a consultant at The Prouty Project, a strategic planning & leadership development consulting firm in Eden Prairie. Kristin is an alumna of Eden Prairie High School and enjoys giving back to the school system that gave her so much. Kristin has her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and is passionate about well-being and human flourishing.
Liz Lindner – Secretary
Liz Lindner has 3 students attending Eden Prairie Schools, and is part of the leadership team for both the Prairie View and Early Childhood PTOs. After several years as an elementary school teacher, Liz now works in children’s ministry for her childhood church.
John Estall – Treasurer
John Estall and his wife have lived in Eden Prairie for 35 years. They raised two children who received a great education from Eden Prairie Schools. They like to give back to the community by being a part of the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools.
Amina Adeyemi – Director
Amina Adeyemi is a mum of 2 boys (an incoming 2nd grader and an incoming kindergartener). She is also an Attorney and owner of a home bakery, Veeyon Cakes in Eden Prairie.
Jess Bergmann – Director
Charlie Crocker- Director
Charlie Crocker graduated from Eden Prairie Schools in 2010 where he was well-known as the Eagle mascot for three years while at EPHS. He benefited from the countless opportunities in Eden Prairie and quickly recognized how lucky we were to have elite public schools. With a passion for equity within the community (and an appetite for politics, thanks to the EPHS social studies department), Charlie graduated from Boston University with a degree in Political Science. He spent eight years working in Washington, D.C. for The Raben Group, a progressive public policy firm, before returning to the Twin Cities in 2020. He currently resides in the North Loop working at Media Bridge Advertising.
Liz Dayton – Director
Greg Gennetti – Director
Jenny Harer – Director
Jenny Harer (LaVigne) is an EPHS 1999 Alumni and currently resides with her husband, Jeff Harer, ’98 Alumni, in Eden Prairie with their 3 children who all attend Eden Prairie schools. Jenny is passionate about providing an exceptional educational experience for all students and enabling teachers to provide a consistent student experience focusing on integrity in an environment where all students receive the same high-quality education where they can feel safe and valued to enable them to be their best selves in the broader community.
Esti Ollerman – Director
Esti’s four daughters have attended Eden Prairie Schools from pre-school through high school and she cannot speak highly enough as to the quality of their experience in EPS schools. As a long-time community volunteer in the school system, she is proud to continue to work in enhancing the legacy of excellence in our EP Schools through the Foundation of Eden Prairie.
Dr. Robb Virgin – Director