State University Student
Congressional District #1
Legislative District #
Term Dates: September 2, 2015, through
June 30, 2017
Elise Ristau, Mankato, is a recent graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies. Ristau, along with making the Dean's list is a member of the Honors Fraternity, Lambda Pi Eta, and was inducted in December of 2013. In addition to her academics at Minnesota State University, Mankato, she was a residential life community advisor, worked as a registration specialist for Continuing Education, and served as a student assistant for the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. Ristau plans to begin course work in the fall of 2014 to earn a Master of Business Administration and Non-Profit Leadership Certificate.
Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Ristau to the Board of Trustees on September 11, 2013, to a two-year term that expires June 30, 2015. Ristau represents state university students on the Board of Trustees.