Our Board of Directors is highly-dedicated group of up to 25 community citizens who have volunteered to support the Foundation for three-year (renewable) terms. The general board meets monthly to direct the fundraising and giving programs for the foundation according to our mission, vision and funding priorities. The Board operates under the guidance of the Executive Committee, which comprises annually elected officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer), Committee Chairs, the Superintendent and Executive Director. Each board member is also asked to serve on at least one sub-committee.(Allocations, Board Development, Finance, Public Relations and Resource Development).  For more information and to inquire about serving on the Board, please email education.foundation@bend.k12.or.us

Board of Directors 2015 – 2016

Officers & Committee Chairs:

President – Odette Adair
President Emeritus – Michele Emery
Vice President – Ken Goodin
Treasurer – Open
Secretary – Gretchen Hawkins
Allocations Chair – Rod Ketner
Board Development Chair – Michele Emery
Public Relations Chair – Dave Beltramini
Resource Development Chair – James Boss

Members (listed alphabetically):

Jennilynn Aston
Dave Beltramini
Eric Cornett
Julie Craig*
Wendy Graunitz
Andy High*
Vicki Jenkins
Bob Jones
Shay Mikalson*
Matt Montgomery
Julianne Repman*
Mark Roberts
Britt Wehrman

*Those members marked with an asterisk are non-voting due to their affiliation with the Bend-La Pine School District or School Board.


Lisa May, Executive Director
Heather Knox, Office Assistant