Melinda Dols

Melinda Dols

School Board Director

Term Expires December 2023
7362 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove, MN 55106


Melinda Dols is a Woodbury High School graduate and resides in the district with her husband and three children. Two of her children are current students in the district at Lake Middle School and East Ridge High School and one child graduated from East Ridge High School and the Next Step program. Melinda is an involved parent at her children's schools and has been an active member of several committees/boards in the district. Melinda holds a Master's degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and has over twenty years work experience in Child Protection, Mental Health, and Developmental Disabilities. She was also just hired on as an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University.

2020 School Assignments:

  • Armstrong Elementary School
  • Middleton Elementary School
  • East Ridge High School
  • Next Step

2020 Committee Assignments:

  • City of Woodbury
  • Region 3AA (MSHSL)
  • Youth Advisory Council (YAC) - High School