Ontonagon Board of Education

Dean Juntunen, President

Dean Juntunen, President
Mr. Juntunen has been on the school board for over 18 years.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Science in systems Management from the University of Southern California.  Mr. Juntunen serves on five other boards and enjoys community service through volunteerism.


Tanya Weisinger, Vice President
Mrs. Weisinger was appointed to the Ontonagon Area School Board in November 2011 to fill a vacancy created by a resigning board member.  She was elected to the School Board in 2012 for a four year term and serves as a Trustee.  She and her husband, Clint, have two children, Jaden and Paige, both of whom attend the Ontonagon Area School.  She is a 1991 graduate of the Ontonagon Area School.   She is the treasurer for the Ontonagon Elementary Basketball Program, a member of the Ontonagon Booster Club, and serves on the Ontonagon School Board’s Athletic Committee and Policy Committee.

Nancy Mattson, Secretary
Mrs. Mattson has been a member of the school board since 2006.  She and her husband, Gerry, are both graduates of the Ontonagon School, as are their two children.  Mrs. Mattson is an accountant who currently works at the White Pine Electric Power Company.  She is the co-founder and advisor to the Ontonagon Area Schools Education Enrichment Foundation and a volunteer canvasser for the Ontonagon County Cancer Association.

Karen Jackson, Treasurer

Darren Weisinger, Trustee
Mr. Weisinger was elected to the School Board in 2014. He and his wife Billie Jo have two Daughters, Kori and Kinsey, who are currently attending Ontonagon Area School. He is a 1988 graduate of Ontonagon Area School District and a business owner in Ontonagon. He is a community volunteer, a member of the Adventure Mountain Lions Club, and is serving on the Ontonagon School Board Athletic Committee and Policy Committee.

Julie Kolpack, Trustee

Tammy Strasser, Trustee