Contacts & Staff

Human Resources
Hopkins School District
Education Services Center
1001 Highway 7
Hopkins, MN 55305
HR Phone: 952.988.4030
Benefits Phone: 952.988.4012
Fax: 952.988.4108
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Nik Lightfoot, Ed.D., J.D.

Position
Director of Administrative Services
Phone Number
952.988.4028

Dr. Lightfoot began with the Hopkins School District in 1992 teaching language arts courses at Hopkins West Junior High and Hopkins High School.

Abbey Aldrich

Position
HR Assistant
Phone Number
952-988-4095

Abbey manages new hire on-boarding and assists with other HR & Employee Benefit tasks.

Ross Breneman

Position
District Benefits Coordinator
Phone Number
952-988-4012

Ross Breneman is the District Benefits Coordinator for Hopkins Public Schools. Before joining Team Hopkins, he was a Leave Specialist overseeing FMLA, Short & Long Term Disability and Work Comp claims in the private sector.

Bob Bulthuis, MA

Position
Certified Employment Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4032

Provides human resource support for licensed district staff including licensed administrators and teachers.  

Brady Flies, M.S., PHR

Position
Classified Employment Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4031

Provides human resource support for classified district staff including Paraprofessional, School Nutrition, Buildings & Grounds, Community Education, and Clerical employees.

Jackie Gryczan

Position
Payroll/HR Associate, A-L
Phone Number
952.988.4011

Jackie processes payroll for Hopkins staff and substitutes, whose last name starts with the letters A-L.

Kenneth Woodard

Position
Payroll/HR Associate, M-Z
Phone Number
952.988.4010

Kenneth processes payroll for Hopkins staff and substitutes, whose last name starts with the letters M-Z.