Ron Kath

Ron Kath
School Board Vice-Chair

Term Expires December 2019
9038 Jensen Ave. S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016


Ron Kath was first elected to the School Board in 2004. He was re-elected to additional 4-year terms in 2011 and 2015. He is married and has one son. Ron holds an accounting degree from the University of St. Thomas. He has been employed by the Schwan's Food Company in their consumer package goods division for the past 32 years. He has experience in route sales, customer management, project management, systems training and is currently the Director of Customer Planning and Strategy for the company. Ron also volunteers for his church and serves on the Cottage Grove Parks & Natural Resources Commission.

 2019 School Assignments: 

  • Crestview Elementary School
  • Liberty Ridge Elementary School
  • Middleton Elementary School
  • Park High School 

 2019 Committee Assignments:

  • Audit and Finance Committee 
  • Citizens' Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC)
  • District 833 Education Foundation