Moving Roseville forward together

About Jason

I am a long-time Roseville resident who is invested in our community. I was raised here, played on the fields and playgrounds throughout the city, and attended Roseville Schools, graduating from Roseville Area High School. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in K-12 Music Education from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. I earned a Masters degree in Music Education from the University of MN.

My career has been teaching middle school and high school Choir and Orchestra. I am in my 17 th year as Choir Director at Irondale High School in the Mounds View Public Schools. I have also directed the Orchestra program at Irondale, Choir at Edgewood Middle School, and conducted two community orchestras in that time.

Jason working at the
Rice Street Community Gardens

Jason Etten Working at Rice Street Community Gardens

My wife Jessica and I were married in 2002. With a baby on the way we moved to Roseville in 2004 to raise our family. We have two kids now, Tommy and Abby. We love playing together in the many parks in Roseville, attending sporting and music events, playing cards and board games, reading, and going to our family cabin. My parents continue to live in the house I grew up in giving us three generations of perspective on our community.

Since moving to Roseville we have been active members of the McCarrons Neighborhood Association and the Cohansey Blvd Neighborhood Association – two groups that help bring people together and make our neighborhood a better place to live.

Jason at a community discussion

  • 2012-presentServed as Roseville City Council Member
  • 2011Awarded Paul Harris Fellowship by the New Brighton/Mounds View Rotary for “service beyond self” in work at Irondale High School
  • 2011-2012Chaired Parks and Recreation Master Planning Citizen Organizing Team – helping to lead passage of new Parks and Recreation Master Plan and Parks and Recreation Renewal Program
  • 2010Vice Chairman of the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission
  • 2009Appointed to the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission
  • 2006-presentCoordinate South East Roseville Park cleanup each spring with neighbors and soldiers from the National Guard Base on North McCarrons Blvd
  • 2006-presentCoordinate Charitable Giving Campaign at Irondale High School