Board of Directors

A non-profit, autonomous organization, the Foundation is led by a Board of Directors, and complemented by an Advisory Board, which consist of private citizens who are serving voluntarily. They have committed themselves to generating and distributing financial and other resources in an equitable manner throughout District 204.


 

Board of Directors

  • Kent Duncan
    1. Chairman
  • Karen Sharpe
    1. Vice Chair
  • Linda Thompson
    1. Vice Chairman
  • Dennis Bane
    1. Treasurer
  • Mary Anne Castro
    1. Secretary
  • Dr. Kathryn Birkett
    1. Superintendent
  • Barbara Bibbs
  • Sandra Charles
  • Donna Coaxum
  • Peggy Ehrisman
  • Justin Karubas
  • Mike Reilly
  • Patty Smith
  • Terry Sullivan
  • Gordon Trafton
  • Owen Wavrinek

Advisory Board

  • Dawn Anderson
  • Kathleen Baldwin
  • Robert Biedon
  • John Broihier
  • Michael Brown
  • Robert Burnett
  • Mike Choate
  • Jim Doll
  • Dodd Fong
  • J. Alan Fry
  • Joycelyn Gallois
  • Bruce Glawe
  • Kerry Kabza
  • John Karubas
  • Tom Miers
  • Susan Mortenson
  • Susan Schreiber
  • Kay Slocumb
  • Richard Sok
  • Judith Sotir
  • John Triebe
  • Alka Tyle
  • Robert VanIten



Sitting in foreground, from left: Dennis Bane, Justin Karubas, and Owen Wavrinek. Standing, from left: Barbara Bibbs, Peggy Ehrisman, Sandra Charles, Treasurer Lynda Reilly, Vice Chair Karen Sharpe, Vice Chair Linda Thompson, Secretary Mary Anne Castro, Dist. 204 Superintendent Kathryn Birkett, Patty Smith, Recording Secretary Paulette Wasielak, Donna Coaxum, Gordon Trafton, Terry Sullivan, and Chairman Kent Duncan.

The directors serve on one or more of the Foundation's sub-committees, which include:


  • Finance & Grant Administration
  • Donor Development
  • Fundraising
  • Public Relations/Website/Facebook
  • Community Service Awards
  • Excellence in Education/Student-Staff Recognition Events
  • Fine Arts Festival
  • Concerts & Special Events
  • IPEF Grants
  • Artist-in-Residence Grants
  • Large Grants
  • Sustaining Excellence & Special Programs
  • School Keepsakes
  • Middle-School Math Enrichment
  • Board Development/Nominating
  • At Risk Students
  • Technology