Leadership

Executive Team

Head Shot Sheryl Weinberg

Sheryl Weinberg

Executive Director
SERRC
Alaska
Gary Peterson

Gary Peterson

Executive Director
OAESD
Oregon

Jessica Vavrus

Executive Director
AESD
Washington


Directors

Bernie Sorenson

Bernie Sorenson

Project Director
Alaska
Jeneen Hartley

Jeneen Hartley

Project Co-director
Oregon
Beth Geiger

Beth Geiger

Project Co-director
Washington

Communications

Head Shot Melissa Griffiths

Melissa Griffiths

Communications Staff
Alaska
Jeneen Hartley

Jeneen Hartley

Communications Staff
Oregon
Kristen Jaudon

Kristen Jaudon, APR

Communications Director
Washington

Project Leads

Amy Jo Meiners

Literacy Specialist
Literacy
Alaska
Beth Geiger

Beth Geiger

Tribal Consultant
Tribal Education
Washington
Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Education Specialist
AK Rise
Alaska


Advisory Board

Jennifer Esswein

Dr. Jennifer Esswein

Senior Leader of Applied Research and Systems Improvement
Education Northwest
Alaska
Karen Martin

Karen Martin

Instructional Coach
Denali Borough School District
Alaska
Lisa Richardson

Dr. Lisa Richardson

Assistant Professor of Education
University of Alaska Southeast
Alaska
Thea Scalise

Thea Scalise

Assistant Executive Director
Associated General Contractors of Alaska
Keri Shivers

Keri Shivers

Emergency Response and Recovery Major Maintenance Project Manager
Anchorage School District
Alaska
Kristi Dille

Kristi Dille

President
Oregon PTA
Oregon
Colt Gill

Colt Gill

Director
Oregon Department of Education
Oregon
Dianna Hall

Diana Hall

Senior System and Policy Analyst
Youth and Family Services Division of Multnomah County
Oregon
Julia Heffernan

Dr. Julia Heffernan

Graduate Director of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Oregon
Oregon
Chris Minnich

Chris Minnich

Chief Executive Officer
NWEA
Oregon
Ken Parshall

Ken Parshall

Superintendent
Jefferson County Educational Service District
Oregon
Tenneal Wetherell

Tenneal Wetherell

Superintendent
South Coast Education Service District
Oregon
Sally Brownfield

Sally Brownfield

Education Specialist
Squaxin Island Tribe
Washington
Jon Lee Claymore

Jon Lee Claymore

Director of Native Education
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Washington
Anthony Craig

Dr. Anthony Craig

Director, Leadership for Learning Program
University of Washington
Washington
Larry Francois

Larry Francois

Superintendent
Northwest ESD
Washington
Patricia Whitefoot

Patricia Whitefoot

Director
Indian Education Program and Yakama Wellness Coalition
Washington
Mary Wilber

Mary Wilber

Director
Eastside Native Education Program
Washington


Evaluator

Janet Gordon

Dr. Janet Gordon

Vice President for Education Systems
Kauffman & Associates, Inc.