Board of Directors

Photo, left to right

Dick Staples, Director
Representing District 4
Contact: 320-965-2345

Jolene Vipond, Director
Representing District 1
Contact: 320-284-2490

Bob Leegaard, President
Representing District 3
Contact: 320-528-2470

Tory Belgum, Vice President
Representing District 5
Contact: 320-283-5895

John Kapphahn, Secretary/Treasurer
Representing District 2
Contact: 218-685-4604


Kent Hedstrom, CEO – General Manager
Work phone:  320-986-2013
Home phone: 218-685-4999
Click here to contact Kent directly

Runestone Telecom Director

This year there will be a director elected for a five-year term on Runestone Telecom’s Board of Directors from District 4 (Kensington, Holmes City, Alexandria). If you’re a member from this District and are interested in running for this position, please submit a petition signed by at least 10 other members. The petition form can be obtained at our office or from our website CLICK HERE.
If there’s a contested race, directors are elected by ballot and the winner is announced at the Annual Meeting. Completed petitions are accepted between January 19, 2024 and March 19, 2024.

To view the District Map, CLICK HERE




Articles of Incorporation & By-Laws

To view the complete Articles of Incorporation, CLICK HERE

To view the complete By-laws, CLICK HERE

To view the 2022 Annual Report, CLICK HERE