Board of Directors

Education Northwest is governed by a board of directors from the Northwest region comprising Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The board includes chief state school officers and their representatives from the five Northwest states; representatives of Education Northwest member institutions, including public and private schools, professional associations, school districts, higher education institutions, and state boards of education; and others appointed to represent both educator and noneducator constituent groups.

Executive Committee

  • Monte Woolstenhulme—Chairperson
  • Superintendent
  • Teton School District, Idaho
  • Gene Sharratt—Vice Chairperson
  • Senior Research Associate
  • The Center for Educational Effectiveness, Washington
  • Alexander Ator
  • Superintendent
  • Roberts K–12 Schools
  • Carol Wren
  • Vice President
  • Shareholder Development Bristol Bay Native Corporation
  • Mark Witty
  • Educational Consultant
  • Oregon
  • Debra Clemens
  • Superintendent
  • North Thurston Public Schools

Board of Directors

Alaska

  • Bruce Bell
  • Principal
  • Ben Eielson JR/SR High School
  • Scott MacManus
  • Superintendent
  • Alaska Gateway School District
  • Kelly Manning
  • Deputy Director
  • Department of Education & Early Development
  • Carol Wren
  • Vice President
  • Shareholder Development Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Idaho

  • Aleksandra Hollingshead
  • Associate Professor
  • University of Idaho
  • Monte Woolstenhulme
  • Superintendent
  • Teton School District
  • Sherri Ybarra
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Idaho Department of Education

Montana

  • Sharyl Allen
  • Deputy Superintendent
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • Elsie Arntzen
  • State Superintendent
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction
  • Alexander Ator
  • Superintendent
  • Principal Roberts School District
  • Maegan Rides at the Door
  • Director
  • National Native Children's Trauma Center
  • Greg Upham
  • Superintendent
  • Billings Public Schools

Oregon

  • Colt Gill
  • Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Department of Education
  • Bryce Coefield
  • Deputy Director
  • Department of Education
  • Mark Witty
  • Superintendent
  • Baker City School District 5J
  • Jeff Strickler
  • Retired Executive
  • NWEA and Education Northwest

Washington

  • Debra Clemens
  • Superintendent
  • North Thurston Public Schools
  • Gene Sharratt
  • Senior Research Associate
  • The Center for Educational Effectiveness
Monte Woolstenhulme

Monte Woolstenhulme
Chairperson


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