Douglas ESD

Board of Directors

Meredith Bliss

Meredith Bliss

Zone 1

Board member since 2019
Term expires June 30, 2023

 

Harry McDermott

Harry McDermott

Zone 2

Board member since 2001
Term expires June 30, 2025

BOARD CHAIR

Gayl Bowser

Gayl Bowser

Zone 3

Board member since 2021
Term expires June 30, 2023

Mike Keizer

Mike Keizer

Zone 4

Board member since 2017
Term expires June 30, 2025

BOARD VICE CHAIR

 

Anita Cox, Vice-Chair

Anita Cox, Vice-Chair

Zone 5

Board member since 2013
Term expires June 30, 2025

Gina Stewart

Gina Stewart

At Large, Position 1

Board member since 2017
Term expires June 30, 2025

Chris Rusch, Chair

Chris Rusch, Chair

At Large, Position 2

Board member since 2013
Term expires June 30, 2023

 

Board of Directors and Board Meetings

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 located at 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd, Suite 110, Roseburg, OR 97470. * Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meetings will be held via video conference until further notice.

Board policies and agenda 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.

Publication of Notice of Supplemental Budget

Supplemental Budget Resolution

Board Goals

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

GOAL #1

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.

GOAL #2

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.

GOAL #3

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.

GOAL #4

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

GOAL #5

Douglas ESD will be a leader in the region in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in its hiring, operation and commitment to serving marginalized and underserved people.