Board of Directors

The next ANNUAL MEETING will be held on January 18th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the school’s gym.  The elections to the Board of Directors will take place at this meeting.  Come early (5:30) for snacks and a show provided by the students of LMSS!


The 2017 Annual Meeting was held on January 19th, 2017 in the school’s gym.  The election of the Board of Directors took place at this time and place, and the following are the results:

Board of Directors:

La Crescent Montessori & STEM School

President -Melissa Johnson, Teacher Member  p. 507-895-4054

Vice President -Natalie Hafner, Community Member  p. 507-895-4054

Secretary – Sam Thelemann, Teacher  p. 507-895-4054 Sam chairs the Governance committee.  Please contact her with any questions related to governance.

Treasurer – Tara Thompson, Parent  p. 507-895-4054  Tara chairs the Finance committee.  Please contact her with any questions regarding finance.

Member – Kate Garfin, Teacher  p. 507-895-4054



2017 Board of Directors    From Left to Right: Tara, Kate, Sam, Natalie, Melissa

"LMSS Love"

A little LMSS Love Sign Language!

Next elections will be January, 2018.

The following Board Meetings have been scheduled.  All meetings will be held at 3:30 pm at the school unless otherwise noted.


July 27th, 2017

August 17th, 2017

August 31st, 2017

September 21st, 2017

October 13 & 14, 2017 : Board Retreat

October 26th, 2017

October 30, 2017    Agenda

November 16th, 2017  Agenda

December 21st, 2017

January 11th, 2018



If you have any questions, concerns, comments or would like to file a complaint, please contact the school at 507-895-4054 or email  


Finance Committee

Tara Thompson – Committee Chair, LMSS Board Treasurer   p. 507-895-4054

Tammy Stremcha – LMSS Director of Operations   p. 507-895-4054

Molly Troth – Parent Member  p. 507-895-4054

Heather Murphy – Parent Member   p. 507-895-4054

Amy Shimon – Parent Member   p. 507-895-4054


The following committee meetings have been scheduled.  All meetings will be held at the school at 5:45pm unless otherwise noted.

November 14th, 2017

December 12th, 2017 **3:15 pm

January 10th, 2018 *2:30 pm



Copies of our financial audits  are available upon request at 507-895-4054 or

Governance Committee

Sam Thelemann – Committee Chair, LMSS Board Secretary  p. 507-895-4054

Stephanie Wehman – Head of School  p. 507-895-4054

Tammy Stremcha – Director of Operations  p. 507-895-4054