School Board Information

Minot Air Force Base has five school board members who are appointed to three-year terms.

In this part of our web site, you can view our district budget, look at meeting materials and past meetings, and search for specific board policies.

All meetings are open to the public and are subject to North Dakota law. A majority of the Board (3) constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business. Agendas are available at each meeting for visitors and for the news media.

More information about the boards, agendas, and minutes can be found on MPS School Board page or MAFB School Board pages.

MAFB Members

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Ellen Reed:  President

Ellen was appointed as a school board member in July 2020.

Ellen Reed was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene, ID.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and German From Concordia College,  and a Master of Public Administration from AMU.  She and her husband, David, have five children, three of which attend Minot Pubic Schools.  She has worked for seven years as an Air Force civilian, and previously worked in education and curriculum development for ESL.  She has lived in South Korea, Okinawa, Texas, Germany, and Grand Forks, ND before coming to Minot in 2018. She enjoys camping, fishing, running, reading, travel, cooking and spending time with her family. 

Phone:  701-885-9537

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Nicoletta Pollice, Vice President

Nicoletta Pollice was born and raised in Italy and moved to the United States in 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Public Relations and Strategic Communications from Penn State University. She is married to TSgt. Jason Hoffman. Their son currently attends Dakota Elementary.   

Nicoletta believes that public schools represent who we are, but most importantly who we can be as a community. She looks forward to the opportunity of advocating on behalf of Minot AFB students and to act as a conduit between military families and the district.

In her spare time, Nicoletta enjoys watching Japanese anime, baking, reading, playing board games and walking her German Sheperd, Spock.

 Phone:  661-609-3432



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Janelle Burton 

Janelle wa appointed to the Minot AFB School Board in 2022.

Phone:  803-351-9699

Brian D. Lawley

Brian D. Lawley was appointed to the Minot AFB School Board in 2022. 

Phone:  209-471-5518

School Board Meetings

All 2022-23 Regular School Board Meetings of the Minot Air Force Base School District #160 will be held at 5:00 PM on the second Tuesday of the month at the Memorial Middle School. The dates of those meetings, with exceptions as noted, are as follows: August - No Meeting September 13, 2022 October 11, 2022 November 8, 2022 December - No Meeting January 10, 2023 February 14, 2023 March 14, 2023 April - No Meeting May 9, 2023 June - No Meeting July 11, 2023 - Annual Meeting