Attendee Directory

NameSchoolBio
Michael AllenCrook County Unit SDMichael Allen is the Director of Technology for Crook County School District. He has 20 years of experience in many areas of technology, primarily in Networking. He is currently working on ways to incorporate STEM into the classroom.
Gil AnspacherSantiam Canyon SDGil Anspacher currently serves as the Technology Director for the Santiam Canyon School District. He maintains the district’s networks, provides support and training in technology, and develops long-range plans for the application of technology in district programs.
Christine BloukeParkrose SDChristine Blouke has been the Director of Information Technology, Student Information, and Assessment at the Parkrose School District for the past nine years. Formerly, she was a middle school Humanities teacher, assistant principal, and principal.
Heather BothernMedford SDHeather Bothern is the Manager of Technology Services for the Medford School District. She has a background in Enterprise Resource Planning, Warehouse Management, and Financial Systems.
David BousquetMcMinnville SDDavid Bousquet has been the Director of Technology and Information Services for three years. McMinnville School District is currently working on upgrading their phone system and safety/security systems.
Derrick BrownEvergreen PSDerrick Brown currently serves as the Chief Innovation Officer at Evergreen Public Schools. He previously served as Chief Information Officer and Director of Educational and Information Technology for Evergreen.
Les BrownWashougal SDLes Brown is the Director of Technology for the Washougal School District, where he has also served as a Network Support Specialist and a Technology Supervisor. He has been with the Washougal School District for nearly 20 years.
Ron ConeKennewick SDRon Cone is the Director of Information Technology for Kennewick School District for about 19,500 students. He is currently implementing both Office 365 and Google. He is also currently testing QR codes for login for K-2.
Sherman DavisCamas SDSherman Davis has been the Technology Director at Camas School District for five years. This year, Camas SD is currently working on going 1:1 with Chromebooks for grades 3-12.
Frank DeckerCentennial SDFrank Decker is the Executive Supervisor of Instructional Technology & Assessment for the Centennial School District. He has also been a teacher and an Education Technology Coordinator.
Seth DenistonCoeur d'Alene PSSeth Deniston serves as the Director of Technology for the Coeur d’Alene School District in Northern Idaho.
Doug EdmonsonMead SDDoug Edmonson is the Associate Executive Director of Technology and Career and Technical Education for the Mead School District near Spokane, WA.
Mark FinstromHighline SDMark Finstrom currently serves Highline Public Schools’ 22K students as CTO. As a member of the cabinet, he co-designs and orchestrates aspects of Highline’s strategic roadmap as well as leading the Education Technology and Technology teams.
Mike FleckensteinAnchorage SDMike Fleckenstein currently serves as the CIO of the Anchorage School District, where he has served in a variety of technical positions for nearly 20 years. He is also a member of the OETC Board of Directors.
Tricia GeorgeNorth Clackamas SDTricia George is the Executive Director of Technology in the North Clackamas School District. An educator for 24 years, her mission is to provide outstanding educational opportunity and equitable access to students and families.
Jeff GibbsReynolds SDSince joining Reynolds in 2015 as the Director of Technology Services, Jeff Gibbs has made many changes. The most notable change was the creation of a student internship program in technology.
Jason GolecBellevue SDWith over 24 years of experience in the technology industry, Jason Golec has spent the last 12 years in K-12 Education. Currently Jason is the Director of Technology at Bellevue School District.
Ryan GravetteIdaho Digital Learning AcademyRyan Gravette is the Director of Information and Technology at the Idaho Digital Learning Academy. Ryan has been with Idaho Digital Learning Academy for six years and has worked to develop the systems and support infrastructure that make online learning possible.
Seymour HanflingRenton SDDr. Seymour Hanfling is the Chief Technology Officer at Renton School District. He oversees a department of over 30 staff to provide network infrastructure, user support, and instructional technology professional development to the District.
Russ HendricksonMissoula County PSRuss Hendrickson is the Senior Information Systems Manager for Missoula County Public Schools. Earlier this year, he was named NCCE’s Outsanding Technology Leader of the Year in recognition of his 23-year career as a teacher, coach, administrator, technology director and IS manager.
Josh KleinState Department of EducationJosh Klein is currently the Assistant Superintendent at the Oregon Department of Education and has served as the CIO for both ODE and Portland Public Schools.
David KlusmannOregon City SDDavid Klusmann currently serves as the District Technology Supervisor for the Oregon City School District.
Erin LairSherwood SDErin Lair currently serves as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in the Sherwood School District.
Steven LangfordBeaverton SDSteve Langford is the CIO for the Beaverton School District. Steve has served in technology leadership roles over the past 28 years both in K-12 and higher education. He is on the Board of Directors for the Consortium for School Networking, the Association for Computer Professionals in Education, and Education Nexus.
Mike LesebergRichland SDMike Leseberg has been the Executive Director of Information Technology for Richland School District #400 since July 1994. He also has been an Adjunct faculty member in the Computer Science department at Washington State University, Tri-Cities since August 2001.
Tom LindlySpringfield PSTom Lindly is the Director of Technology & Transportation at Springfield Public Schools. His responsibilities include department oversight, policies and procedures, and department strategic planning.
Stuart LongClackamas ESDStuart Long is the CIO at Clackamas ESD and has spent his entire career supporting technology in education settings.
Steve MenachemsonEugene/Lane SDSteve Menachemson serves as the Director of Technology for the Eugene/Lane School District. Before that, he served in several IT and management positions at Symantec.
Allen MiedemaNorthshore SDAllen Miedema currently serves as the Technology Director for the Northshore School District.
Joe MorelockLake Oswego SDDr. Joseph Morelock joined the Lake Oswego School District in 2015 with 21 years of prior education experience, including 12 at the district level. His current work includes working with school and district staff at all levels in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology programs.
Carmen RahmKent SDCarmen Rahm has been the CIO at Kent School District since June of 2016. Previously, he was the CIO at Seattle Public Schools from 2014-2016 and the CIO for Central Washington University from 2003-2013.
Shelby ReynoldsNorthshore SDShelby Reynolds is the Manager of Instructional Technology and Library Services at Northshore School District. She has worked at Northshore School District since 1999.
Cheri RhinhartIntermountain ESDCheri is the IT Director for Intermountain ESD providing leadership for 18 Districts in 4 Counties of beautiful Eastern Oregon. She has oversight of 40+ staff providing multiple technology services.
Corin RichardsForest Grove SDCorin Richards is the Director of Technology for Forest Grove. When she isn’t planning and pushing for innovation, you can find her on the hiking trails and back roads of Oregon.
David RobertsBoise SDDavid Roberts attended the University of Idaho and beginning in 1988 worked as a math teacher, boys basketball coach, and administrator. He joined the Boise School District in 2005 and now serves as the CTO.
Brad SomersBozeman PSBrad Somers is the Information Technology Director for the Bozeman School District. He oversees the department of Technology Services, which provides technical support and training for school district district computer and telecommunication systems.
Susie StrangfieldOregon Department of EducationSusie Strangfield serves as the Chief Information Officer at the Oregon Department of Education, supporting 197 school districts throughout the state of Oregon.
Chad StitelerBellingham Technical CollegeChad Stiteler is the Vice President of Administrative Services at Bellingham Technical College. Prior to working at Bellingham, Stiteler served the Anchorage School District.
Rick WahlstromNorthwest Regional ESDRick Wahlstrom is the Executive Director for the Cascade Technology Alliance (CTA). He acts as Chief Information Officer for Multnomah, Northwest Regional and Willamette ESDs.
Rachel Wente-ChaneyHigh Desert ESDRachel Wente-Chaney is the Chief Information Officer for the High Desert Education Service District. She enjoys helping people choose the best information products/systems for their needs and then seeing those choices through implementation. The best part of her job is when she gets to work with teachers and students directly.
Don WolffHillsboro SDDon Wolff is currently the CIO for Hillsboro School District. He also serves as a member of the OETC board and was a founding member of the Cascade Technology Alliance.
Jennifer WrightMercer Island SDJennifer Wright is the Executive Director, Learning Services. She is responsible for technology operations and integration, secondary education support, leading implementation of new curricula, supporting data analytics use, and leading district professional development.
Francisco ZavalaLinn Benton Lincoln ESDFrancisco Zavala is the Network Services Support Administrator for Linn-Benton-Lincoln ESD. Prior to that, Zavala served for 13 years as the Network Services Team Lead at Salem Keizer School District.