Trustee Maria Peluso
Community College Student
Congressional District #8
Legislative District #
Term Dates: July 1, 2012, through
June 30, 2014
Taconite, MN 55786
Maria Peluso is currently enrolled at Bemidji State University where she is studying to become a math teacher. A 2011 graduate of Greenway High School, Peluso was active at school and in her community. Peluso earned an associate degree at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids in May 2013 and was named the 2013 Itasca Community College Student of the Year.An accomplished student athlete, Peluso has many athletic achievements, including appearances in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Softball Tournament and being named to the NJCAA All-Academic Team in 2012 and 2013.
Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Peluso to the Board of Trustees for a two-year term ending June 30, 2014.