District 2 - Stan Karwoski

About District 2

District 2 includes:
  • Birchwood
  • Pine Springs
  • Willernie
  • The portion of White Bear Lake that is within Washington County (Ward 4 Precinct 2)
  • Landfall
  • Precinct 2 of Mahtomedi
  • Oakdale
  • Woodbury Precinct 1
  • Woodbury Precinct 2
  • Woodbury Precinct 7

About the Commissioner

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a special election to fill the Second District, which was part of the Nov. 8 general election. Stan Karwoski was elected. He will be sworn in as the District 2 commissioner Dec. 6 once the canvass board has met and the election is certified.

Karwoski, a native of St. Paul, has lived in Oakdale since 1987. He is married, and has four adult children. He is a retired 38-year employee of Graco, Inc., where he was a principal designer. He holds five design patents.

Karwoski was serving his fourth term on the Oakdale City Council when elected mayor in 2014. He is past president and current member of the 622 Education Foundation, and past chairman and member of the Washington County Park and Open Space Commission. He also has served with the Yellow Ribbon Network, Oakdale’s planning-park commission, and served as a student reading and robotics mentor.