Mr. Cassell serves as a director in District 3. Corey and his wife Trina both grew up in Federal Way, and moved to Enumclaw in 1990. They have three children, Sarina 17, Alicia 15 (both at EHS), and Trevor 12 (at TMMS). As a frequent volunteer in school activities and classrooms, Corey believes in a strong partnership between parents, community, and schools. He believes that a healthy and open relationship with the community is crucial to the success of our school system. Corey is a graduate of Renton Technical College as a journeyman machinist and has an associate's degree in Manufacturing Technology from Green River Community College. Corey has been a Boeing employee for over twenty five years. He currently manages a team of Numerical Control programmers for Boeing's fabrication division in Auburn.
Corey may be reached at:
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Ms. McGann represents District 4, and her term expires in December, 2015. She is the current president.
Tina and her husband Jack both grew up in Templeton, Massachusetts. They moved to Black Diamond 10 years ago and started their own electrical contracting company. They have 3 children, Garrett 9, Carter 7, and Brady 7. All 3 attend Black Diamond Elementary. Tina has been involved with Black Diamond's PTA for the last 5 years. She has served on the PTA board as the President and Secretary. She has also worked on levy elections, co-chaired the Enumclaw Schools Foundation Full Day Kindergarten Auction, and volunteers in the classroom weekly. Tina is very excited to join the team and to continue the great things that are happening in our schools!
Tina may be reached at:
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Mrs. Merrill services district number 1, and her term expires in December, 2015. She is in her fourth term, and has been on the board for 16 years. She is eager to serve the community in a positive way, and has been grateful for the opportunity. Mrs. Merrill graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Prior to serving on the board, she volunteered in the classroom, served with the PTA, worked on levy elections, and worked on state level committees with many different board members. Presently she is very involved with a new nonprofit organization called Honor My Wishes which is dedicated to educating the community about the importance of planning an Advanced Directive for healthcare and our wishes for end of life in general. She is also involved with a program that helps seriously ill patients stay in their homes with assistance from community services and hospice. Her husband's position as a physician brought them to Enumclaw 22 years ago. They have three grown children who all graduated from Enumclaw district schools.
Nancy may be reached at:
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April Schroeder was recently elected to represent District 2, and her term will expire in December 2015.
April served on the Sunrise PTA Board for 7 years, holding the positions of PTA secretary and two years as president. She currently holds the position of treasurer on the Enumclaw Middle School PTSO, as well as sitting on the Enumclaw Schools Foundation Board. For the past two years, she has successfully chaired fundraising for the Sixth Grade Outdoor Education Camp. April owns and operates a daycare in Enumclaw. She has lived in Enumclaw for the past 11 years with her husband Scott and three beautiful children. Daughter Nikole attends Enumclaw Middle School, and twins Trinston and Keely attend Sunrise Elementary School.
April was elected by the board to be their legislative representative this year. "I am excited to be part of the Enumclaw School Board. I would like to make a difference in our kids' educational experience and help them feel like these years are the best years of their lives."
April may be reached at:
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Bryan Stanwood was recently elected to represent district number 5, and he is the current vice president and legislative representative. Bryan and his family moved to Enumclaw in 2005. His wife, Sue, works at Sunrise Elementary as a para-educator, while his son Riley is a sophomore at EHS and daughter, Abby, is a 7th grader at EMS. Bryan has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years and is currently a Regional Field Executive for Capital Insurance Group.
Bryan grew up in Caldwell, Idaho, a town much like Enumclaw in terms of size and culture. He was constantly encouraged by many teachers and professors to learn and excel, and these educators have been mentors in fostering his passion for learning. Bryan knows that teachers can make a huge difference in students’ lives because he has lived it. He looks forward to getting to know even more of the great people who make up the Enumclaw School District as he proudly serves on the Board.
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Student Board Representatives
In February 2010, the board implemented Policy 1200 which approved the addition of two student representatives to the board of directors. The role of the representatives is to provide student insight and perspective to the board; serve as liaisons to the high school students; and report to the students about the work of the district and the board of directors. Below are our current representatives.
Brooke sought the position of Junior Board Representative as a next step to serving on the pre-design team for the high school and her involvement with the bond. Brooke’s interest in district business was piqued and she wished to pursue opportunities which would expand her leadership skills and public speaking. She also looks forward to representing her classmates as the junior student board representative as well as interacting with the community. Brooke is a high academic achiever with a 3.883 GPA. She participates in leadership as a class officer, is in leadership class and cheer. Her future plans are to attend a 4-year college and pursue a degree in nursing. Her teacher recommendation states, “She has excellent communication skills, works well with adults, and possesses a professional demeanor. I can recommend her without reservation.”
Katja Barnhart is excited about her school and wants others to share her excitement. Her goal is to make Enumclaw High School the best school possible for the entire student body. With a variety of friends representing a diverse population, Katja wants to be a voice for the student body while participating in the decision making process that makes this school district so great.
We welcome Brooke and Katja and look forward to their contributions through the 2015-16 school year!