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There are seven members of the Gresham-Barlow School Board: four selected from zones around the district, and three at-large seats.
There will be at least three seats open this year, possibly four as there is one currently vacant.
Zone 1: Katherine J. Ruthruff, 2003-2007 *
Zone 2: Bob Sherwin, 2005-2009
Zone 3: Kris Howatt, 2003-2007 *
Zone 4: John Eddy Hall, 2005-2009
At-Large: Terry Reynolds, Chair, 2003-2007 *
At-Large: Dave Wiederrich, Vice-Chair, 2005-2009
At-Large: Vacant, 2005-2009 *
As soon as we can locate a zone map that is readable, we will post it online. The one currently available can be found here (PDF).
MESD is governed by an elected Board of Directors consisting of seven members. Five members are elected from zones and two are elected at large. The Directors serve four-year terms and are not compensated for their services.
There will be four positions open for election this year.
Position 1 (Far-east Zone): Ken Kissir -- Term Ends 6/09
Position 2 (At-Large): Kevin Spellman -- Term Ends 6/07
Position 3 (Central Portland Zone): Harry Ainsworth, 2006-2007 Vice Chair -- Term ends 6/09
Position 4 (Mid-county Zone): Jean Haliski -- Term Ends 6/09
Position 5 (North/Northeast Portland Zone): Geri Washington -- Term ends 6/07
Position 6 (At-Large): Janice Gratton, 2006-2007 Chair -- Term ends 6/07
Position 7 (SE/SW Portland Zone): Ron Chinn -- Term ends 6/07
The Board of Education is made up of seven members, representing seven zones around Portland. This year four of those seven positions are up for election.
- Zone #1 (Douglas Morgan) *
- Zone #2 (David Wynde) *
- Zone #3 (Bobbie Regan) *
- Zone #4 (Dan Ryan)
- Zone #5 (Sonja Henning)
- Zone #6 (Trudy Sargent)
- Zone #7 (Dilafruz Williams) *
* up for election in May, 2007