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Austin's Lisa Quednow selected to serve on NFHS Board of Directors

Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:07 PM


BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. --- Austin High School Activities Director Lisa Quednow has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Federation of State High School Associations, the NFHS announced today. Quednow will represent Sections 5 and 8 for the next four years.

“I am honored to represent Sections 5 and 8 as an at-large member on the NFHS Board of Directors,” Quednow said. “I look forward to doing intentional work as we continue to support opportunities for all students, coaches, schools and officials to participate in education-based athletics and activities.”

Quednow, a native of Austin and graduate of Austin Pacelli High School, has served as the activities administrator at Austin High School since 2009. During her tenure, she has also served on the Minnesota State High School League’s Activities Directors Advisory Committee, the Education Committee and the Representative Assembly. She has also served on the Region 1AA Executive Committee, Finance Committee and facilitates section volleyball and softball.

“I enjoy all of the opportunities that I have been provided while the activities director (at Austin),” she said.

Prior to returning to Austin, she the women’s athletic director at Riverland Community College where she also was the head softball coach and assistant women’s basketball coach. In 2009, she served as the director of athletics at Clark College, a community college in Vancouver, Wash.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Karl, watching their children’s sporting events and traveling.

“I am honored to represent Sections 5 and 8 as an at-large member on the NFHS Board of Directors. I look forward to doing intentional work as we continue to support opportunities for all students, coaches, schools and officials to participate in education-based athletics and activities.”
Austin High School Activities Director Lisa Quednow