The PACT Charter School Board of Directors agrees to uphold the mission of PACT to partner as parents, students, and staff to develop students of character and academic excellence. The Board provides overall direction for PACT's development and growth, evaluates the Superintendent of Schools, approves all significant educational and operational policies, and monitors compliance.


The Board consists of parents, teachers, and a community representative. All members are elected to the Board unless an opening occurs mid-term, in which case the Board has the authority to fill that position by appointment. The Superintendent of Schools, Principals, and Authorizer Liaison act as advisors to the Board.

Open and Closed Meetings

All School Board meetings are open to the public, except those closed as permitted by law to discuss legal or personnel issues. Meeting notices and agendas are posted on the school website before the meeting.

Correspondence and Open Microphone

The public can address the School Board on topics they feel are important through correspondence or open mic.

Correspondence should be sent to the at least 24 hours before the meeting. The School Board of Directors will not recognize anonymous communication.

An individual will have a time limit of two minutes to address the School Board at Open Microphone unless there is a unanimous vote to continue. To participate, please arrive early to sign up, as the time limit for all Open Microphone speakers is 20 minutes. Please know that the board welcomes comments, but they cannot respond. Comments that pertain to agenda items could aid in the Board’s discussion when they get to that agenda item later in the meeting. Complaints about individuals will not be allowed during open mic due to data privacy concerns and should follow the 426 – Complaints: Students, Employees, Parents, and Other Persons. The committee chair will enforce this.

Mailing Address

PACT Charter School
7250 East Ramsey Parkway NW, Ramsey, MN 55303 
Phone: 763-712-4200

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2024-2025 School Board of Directors

Image - Ryan Heineman

Chair | Parent

Ryan Heineman
Term Expires 2026

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Image - Jason Tossey

Vice-Chair | Secondary Teacher

Jason Tossey
Term Expires 2026

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Image - Brad Lawrence

Treasurer | Parent

Brad Lawrence
Term Expires 2025

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Image - Ann Ostendorf

Secretary | Elementary Teacher

Ann Ostendorf
Term Expires 2027

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Image - Jason Busch

Director | Parent

Jason Busch
Term Expires 2026

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Image - Chad Lucas

Director | Parent

Chad Lucas
Term Expires 2027

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Image - Rhoad

Director | Community Member

Nicole Rhoad
Term Expires 2027
Email  |  Bio
Image - Nathan Flansburg

Superintendent of Schools | Ex-officio

Nathan Flansburg
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Image - PACT Logo

Governance Analyst, Volunteers of America

Rod Haenke

Contact Us

PACT Charter School | District Office
7729 - 161st Avenue Northwest
Ramsey, MN 55303

PACT Charter School | Elementary Campus
7250 East Ramsey Parkway NW
Ramsey, MN 55303 

PACT Charter School | Secondary Campus
7729 - 161st Avenue Northwest
Ramsey, MN 55303 

Main phone line: 763-712-4200
Fax: 763-712-4201
Fax: 763-374-0665 (students records)



School Hours

Elementary Campus
8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. 

Secondary Campus
8:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m. 

Office Hours

School Days
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Non-School Fridays
7:30 a.m. - Noon

School Breaks

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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