Board of Directors

Meetings of the Board of Directors are held at 6:30 p.m., the third Thursday of each month, excluding November, when no meeting is held. All meetings are held in the board room at the Douglas ESD offices, 1871 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg, OR.

Board policies and minutes from the ESD Board of Directors regular meetings are available online. Please be aware meeting minutes are available once the board has approved them, usually at the next month's meeting.

The board of directors for Douglas ESD has established the following goals to guide the organization’s activities in the coming year:


Douglas ESD commits to providing leadership and increased capacity in early learning, behavioral intervention, career technical education, K12, and post-secondary education to support the region in meeting the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) goals.


Douglas ESD will be recognized as the go-to agency in Douglas County and beyond for contracts and initiatives relating to student achievement and school district support and equity.


Douglas ESD will support the shared goals of district superintendents, expand service offerings through the Local Service Plan to meet those goals, and continue to provide services to improve school district efficiencies.


Douglas ESD will increase visibility and knowledge of services available throughout the broader regional community.


Douglas ESD will pursue the development of an early learning and parenting resource center to meet the needs of ESD programs, staff, and the community.





Term Expires

Image: Ferne Healy Ferne Healy
Board member since 2008


1 June 30, 2019
Image: Harry McDermott Harry McDermott
Board member since 2001
2 June 30, 2021
Image: Hank Perry Hank Perry
Board member since 2004
3 June 30, 2019
Image: Michael Keizer Mike Keizer
Board member since 2017
4 June 30, 2021
Image: Anita Cox Anita Cox, Vice Chair
Board member since 2013
5 June 30, 2021
Image: Gina Stewart Gina Stewart
Board member since 2017
At Large
Position #1
June 30, 2021
Image: Chris Rusch Chris Rusch, Chair
Board member since 2013
At Large
Position #2
June 30, 2019