Governance Board

Last Updated: 9/14/2020 12:37 PM

The Governance Board is made up of 7 local volunteer or appointed community members and meets the third Monday of September, October, January, February, March, April, and May from 7:30-8:30 A.M. in the Charter School, Room 157 of the high school.  Additional meetings are scheduled as needed, and all meetings are posted on our home webpage calendar. They are open to the public.  If you are interested in serving as a board director, please complete the application located on this page.

2016-17 Governance Board Minutes
September 19, 2016
October 17, 2016
​December 19, 2016
January 16th, 2017
February 2017 - No Meeting Held
March 21, 2017
May 1, 2017 (April Meeting)


Mike Homann Tracy Linsmey Frank Busalacchi - President
Mike has lived in the City of Park Falls since 1977. He is married with 3 adult children all attended School in Park Falls and have gone on to college and are doing very well. 

Mike owned and operated an electronics sales and service store in Park Falls for many years and have since retired and currently works a few hours a week for Supportive Home Service as a CNA doing in-home health care. 

Mike has been on the Park Falls Library Board since the early 80s and is currently the board president.

Currently a board member of the CSD FabLab.

Mike studies Pshi Kai Do Karate in Park Falls and have been teaching it in the community for 35 years.

Mike can be contacted at:

Tracy's hobbies are reading, gardening and enjoying the great outdoors. She is an Asst. V.P. at The First National Bank of Park Falls. Some of her community experiences are working the Senior Expo in Phillips representing The First National Bank and she has participated in the Flambeau Rama parades for The First National Bank. ​

Tracy feels that the charter school is a very important part of the education for those students that are geared toward hands on learning. 

Tracy can be contacted at:

Frank is a Class ACT alumni who wanted to give back to the school.

Frank's hobbies include video production and photography.


Frank can be contacted at:


Kristin Palecek - Secretary Deb Richter Deb Oswald

Kristin Palecek works as the environmental manager at Flambeau Rivers Papers.  She is an avid outdoor enthusiast, who enjoys cross-country skiing and gardening.  She is also a former Jaycee member and a current Park Falls Chamber Board member.  Kristin says “there are many kids who would benefit from this program.  It would also be great to keep some homegrown talent in Park Falls.”  

​Kristin can be contacted at


Deb is a business owner in Park Falls who utilized alternative methods of education in her own life. She believes in giving back to the community and see Class ACT as an opportunity to support the education that made her successful.

You can contact Deb Richter at:

Deb is a retired Chequamegon School District Art Teacher who has been involved with Class ACT for the past several years.

In addition to her educational expertise, Deb brings with her a love of Photography, Fine Arts, and Technology.

You can contact Deb Oswald at:

  Judy Reas - Treasurer  


Judy currently works as an EMT, and has experience working in accounting, banking, law office, teaching EMT class and management. My hobbies include gardening, raising goats, bees and chickens and knitting.

Judy is passionate about educating our youth and providing safe, effective tools for success.

Judy can be reached at:

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