Superior school board candidates
Name: Len Albrecht Residence: 4502 S. State Road 35 Family: Wife Annette; son, Jake (2008 SHS graduate attending UMD); daughter, Catie (senior at SHS). Education: Graduated from Coleman High School 1978, graduated from UW-Stout 1986 with a Bachel...
Name: Len Albrecht
Residence: 4502 S. State Road 35
Family: Wife Annette; son, Jake (2008 SHS graduate attending UMD); daughter, Catie (senior at SHS).
Education: Graduated from Coleman High School 1978, graduated from UW-Stout 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology/building construction.
Occupation: Project manager for Lakehead Constructors Inc.
Civic/political experience: Served on the Superior School Board the past 12 years, four years as president; past president and board member of the Superior Soccer Association; coach, chairman and now adviser of the Duluth Vaxjo Soccer; coach, board member and president of Gitchi Gummi Soccer Club; head coach of Superior High School girls soccer team, entering second season.
Name: Jonathan Asp
Residence: City of Superior
Family: Wife Michelle; four children, ages 5, 7, 7, 9
Education: Graduated from St. Anthony (Minn.) High School; earned bachelor's degrees in business administration and English writing from Concordia College-Moorhead.
Occupation: Xerox authorized sales agent.
Civic/political experience: Board member of Superior Rotary Club 40; Rolling Reader; language education coordinator; PTA member.
Name: Adam Bennis
Residence: 2309 E. Fourth St., Superior
Family: Wife Marcy; daughters Johannah (senior at SHS), Lydia (fourth-grader at Bryant Elementary School), Ivy (kindergartener at Bryant).
Education: Graduated Gwinn High School, Gwinn Mich.; earned Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University; business administration courses taken at UW-Superior.
Occupation: Director of engineering for Exodus Machines.
Civic/political experience: Immersion School Parent group; set construction director for plays at SMS and SHS; Sunday school teacher.
Name: Robert Morehouse
Residence: Superior East End
Family: Wife Connie; son Joe, 4; daughter Keely, 7
Education: Associate degree in fire technology and administration from Lake Superior College.
Civic/political experience: Volunteered for Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 10 years; Salvation Army volunteer, 10 years; member of the Minnesota National Guard, seven years; served on Central Minnesota Trades & Labor Assembly, three years; served as vice president and secretary of International Association Of Fire Fighters, Local 1712 in St. Cloud, Minn.
Name: Rev. Curt Vanderstelt
Residence: 1701 E. Third S., Superior
Family: Wife, married 20 years; daughter, 9 years old (attends Great Lakes Elementary)
Education: Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Ill.; Reformed Bible College, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Calvin Seminary, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Center For Church Based Training, Minneapolis, Minn.; ordained, Evangelical Free Church of America, Minneapolis, Minn.
Occupation: Lead pastor, North Bay Community Church, Superior since February 2007.
Civic/political experience: High school and college soccer coach; amateur sports official for baseball, football, softball and soccer; while living in other communities served as a volunteer member of public school curriculum committees, Human Growth and Development committee, crisis counselor and substitute teacher; currently volunteers as a Superior-Douglas County Law Enforcement chaplain; has never held a elected public office before this experience.