2020 City Council Candidates

The terms of Council members Jerry McDonald and Bethany Tjornhom will expire at the end of 2020. Terms of office are for four years and members are elected at large. The municipal election is held in conjunction with the General Election on November 3, 2020. 

Candidate Forums


  • BuyChanhassen will be hosting a largely virtual candidate forum on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from noon to 1:00 pm in the Chanhassen City Council Chambers located at 7700 Market Boulevard. The Buy Chanhassen Candidate’s forum will be simulcast and video recorded for later viewing.  The simulcast can be viewed on the City of Chanhassen’s website at: https://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/agendas or on Mediacom Cable Channel 107.2.  The recorded video will also be able to be viewed on the same aforementioned webpage under the “Archived Video” heading once it is made available.

Campaign Financial Reports


View Campaign Financial Reports for all candidates.

2020 City Council Candidates


Candidate Name Position Filing For Date Filed
Jerry McDonald City Council July 28, 2020
 Haley Pemrick Schubert City Council July 29, 2020
 Matthew Etheridge City Council July 31, 2020
Ryan Soller City Council August 6, 2020
Lucille "Lucy" Rehm City Council August 11, 2020

 Additional Candidate Information
Name Jerry McDonald                                                            
Age  72
Address PO Box 159
Phone Number 952-253-1406
Email jamcdonald13@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Attorney / Self
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held City Council (2007-2020)
First Year Elected / Appointed Appointed 2007, Elected 2008
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  
Date Filed July 28, 2020

Additional Candidate Information 
Name Haley Pemrick Schubert
Age 32
Address 7608 Erie Avenue
Phone Number 612-269-2228
Email haleyforchan@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Logistics & Quality Manager / Quantum Controls, Inc.
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held Park & Recreation Commissioner
First Year Elected / Appointed 2019
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  
Date Filed July 29, 2020

 Additional Candidate Information
Name Matthew Etheridge                                                      
 Age 28
Address 419 Santa Fe Trail
Phone Number 952-457-0062
Email matt.lee.etheridge@gmail.com
Website  
Occupation / Employer Senior Engineer / Emerson
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held  
First Year Elected / Appointed  
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  

 www.sollerforchanhassen.weebly.com
Additional Candidate Information
Name                                                                  Ryan Soller
Age 31
Address 8051 Cheyenne Avenue
Phone Number 952-261-4962
Email rasoller@gmail.com
Website www.sollerforchanhassen.weebly.com
Occupation / Employer Account Management Leader / MatrixCare by ResMed
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held  
First Year Elected / Appointed  
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices  

Additional Candidate Information
Name
Lucille "Lucy" Rehm
Age
Address PO Box 623, Chanhassen, 55317
Phone Number 612-275-4351
Email lucyforchan@gmail.com
Website  www.lucyrehm.com 
Occupation / Employer Educator / Community Volunteer
Office Sought City Council
Current Office Held Environmental Commissioner
First Year Elected / Appointed Appointed 2020
Previous Elected / Appointed Public Offices