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Board Members

Corey Cassell

Corey Cassell

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 (21), Alicia (19), and Trevor (16). With the experience of having two children go through the public school system and 8 years experience as a school board director, Corey is committed to providing leadership that serves all students and families. In addition to his board service, Corey is also the founder and a mentor for the Enumclaw High School FIRST Robotics Club, a working member of the Enumclaw Schools Foundation STEM Expo, member of the EHS Careers and Technical Education Advisory Committee and the Green River Community College Manufacturing Technology Advisory Committee.  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 works as a Numerical Control Programmer for Boeing's Fabrication Division in Auburn.

Corey may be reached at:

corey_cassell@enumclaw.wednet.edu or familycassell@hotmail.com
Phone: 360.825.0772

View the #3 district description (pdf)

View the #3 district map (pdf) Updated 2011

Tina McGann photoTina McGann

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:

tina_mcgann@enumclaw.wednet.edu or tmcgann8851@msn.com
30528 Cumberland Drive
Black Diamond WA  98010
Phone: 425.214.6441

View the #4 district description (pdf)

View the #4 district map (pdf) Updated 2011

Nancy MerillNancy Merrill

Elected in 1991 to the board, Nancy has served as President four times, as co-chair of several levy and bond elections, four years as a member of the Washington State School Directors (WSSDA) WIAA committee as West Central District 3 representative, six years on the WSSDA Legislative Committee, a 2011 WSSDA Leadership Graduate, and served five years on the WSSDA Board of Directors. Re-elected to a 7th term, her current term expires in December, 2019.

Education: BS in Dietetics from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA., 1974; Registered Dietitian, 1976 - 2006.
Family: Married to Jim Merrill, 40 years. Three adult children, Matthew, Martin and Angela all graduates of EHS and married. Seven grandchildren, Henry (8), Gus (4-1/2) and Teddy (18 months) to Matty and Emily); Jane (7), and Joey (4 1/5) to Marty and Rachel; and Kaeden (7) and Kali (3-1/2) to Angie and RC.
Other Community Involvement: Enumclaw Schools Foundation founding member and past President, active in fundraising. President of Honor My Wishes, a non-profit end of life education organization. Volunteers 4 days/week at Senior Center and is active in Sacred Heart Parish serving as chair of the Holy Family Krain Cemetery committee.
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, hiking, photography.
Recent Favorite Book Reads: All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doer;
Long Standing Favorite Books: The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom (It’s about forgiveness), The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living, by Dr. Ira Byock,(It’s about Living, and Dying Well and Loving those around you) and The Once and Future King, by T.H. White.
Life Role Models (besides parents and Jim): Mother Teresa, Abraham Lincoln, Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Anne Frank and Helen Keller.
Evolving Life Motto: Dream big, one step at a time; breathe deeply and know that the present moment is where you should be.

Nancy may be reached at:

nancy_merrill@enumclaw.wednet.edu or nancysmerrill@gmail.com
28308 S.E. 392nd
Enumclaw, Washington 98022
Phone: 360.825.4476

View the #1 district description (pdf)

View the #1 district map (pdf) Updated 2011

April Schroeder photo

April Schroeder

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:

april_schroeder@enumclaw.wednet.edu or schroeder859@gmail.com
28207 SE 472nd St.
Enumclaw, WA 98022
Phone: 253.709.7978

View the #2 district description (pdf)

View the #2 district map (pdf) Updated 2011

Brian Stanwood photoBryan Stanwood

Bryan Stanwood represents district number 5, and is the current board vice president and legislative representative. Bryan and his family moved to Enumclaw in 2005. His wife, Sue, is active as a community volunteer in Enumclaw, while their son and daughter, Riley and Abby, attend Enumclaw High School.  Bryan has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 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.

View the #5 district description (pdf)

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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 Humphreys photo Gia Landis photo

Brooke Humphreys 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.”

Gia Landis enjoys her roles in leadership and ASB at Enumclaw High School. She believes these experiences have prepared her to serve on the board of directors. Education is a priority to Gia and she is committed to representing all EHS students well. Gia wants to continue to promote and facilitate positive changes at her school.

We welcome Brooke and Katja and look forward to their contributions through the 2015-16 school year!