About our Board of Directors
Our board of directors includes representatives from local school districts, institutions of higher education, the local workforce board, and local industry. As a nonprofit organization focused on improving educational and employment outcomes for youth in Lane County, we recognize the vital role that our board plays in guiding our organization toward success.
Andy Dey, Superintendent, Eugene School District 4J
Ashley Espinoza, Executive Director, Lane Workforce Partnership
Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann, Assistant Dean for Administration, Director for Equity and Inclusion, University of Oregon College of Education
Grant Matthews, Associate VP for CTE & Workforce Development, Lane Community College
Jenna Cusimano, Interim Manager, Community & Economic Development, Lane County
John Karl Scholz, President, University of Oregon
Judy Newman, Co-Director, Early Childhood Cares
Kraig Sproles, Superintendent, Bethel School District
Laura Lee McIntyre, Interim Dean, University of Oregon College of Education
Matt Sayre, Executive Director, Collaborative EDO
Scott Yakovich, Superintendent, Lowell School District
Shelley Tinkham, Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs, Lane Community College
Skip Newberry, President, Tech. Assoc. of Oregon
Sue Wilson, Superintendent, Mapleton School District
Todd Hamilton, Superintendent, Springfield Public Schools
Tony Scurto, Superintendent, Lane Education Service District
Our board is responsible for setting the strategic vision for Connected Lane County, and they have been working tirelessly to help us develop the infrastructure and build the capacity necessary to achieve our goals. This includes encouraging us to focus on helping youth develop critical employability skills, which is essential for their success in today's competitive job market.
We're confident that our organization is well-positioned for growth, and the board is committed to ensuring that we reach our full potential by continuing to prioritize healthy teamwork and successful collaboration. By working together towards our shared goals, we can create a brighter future for the youth of Lane County and help them achieve their full potential.