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Board of Directors

Hillsboro School District Board of Directors


Kim Strelchun - Chair
Served since: 2011
Term Ends 2015
Position: 4

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Occupation: Volunteer
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Bargaining Team (Licensed & Classified)
  • Budget Committee
  • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Teacher Evaluation Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • Classroom Volunteer
  • Glencoe Parent Club
  • Hillsboro Schools Foundation Volunteer
  • Evergreen Parent Club
  • Reggio Inspiration Network
  • Right Brain Initiative District Coordinator and School Ambassador

Monte Akers - Vice Chair
Served since: 2011
Term ends: 2017
Position: 3

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Occupation: Accounting Manager
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Audit Committee
  • Bargaining Team (licensed)
  • Budget Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • OSBA Legislative Policy Committee
  • City of Hillsboro Audit and Budget Committee
  • Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency (WCCCA) Budget Committeer
  • Hillsboro Optimist Club

Janeen Sollman
Served since: 2009
Term ends: 2017
Position: 1
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Occupation: Recycling and Customer Service Specialist
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Budget Committee
  • Coaching for Educational Equity (CFEE)
  • Safe Students Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • Hillsboro Family Resource Center - Advisory Council
  • Hillsboro Schools Foundation Volunteer
  • Liberty Community Club
  • Metro Master Recycle Program
  • Meals-on-Wheels Volunteer

Glenn Miller
Served since: 2013
Term ends: 2017
Position: 2
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Occupation: Senior Business Systems Analyst
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Audit Committee
  • Hillsboro Online Academy Steering Committee
  • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Technology Committee
  • Boundary Adjustment Committee
  • Budget Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • Liberty High School Band Boosters

Adriana Cañas
Served since: 2009
Term Ends: 2015
Position: 5

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Occupation: Educational Consultant, Hillsboro Fire Department
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Bargaining Team (licensed)
  • Budget Committee
  • Technology Study Team
  • School Based Health Center Steering Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • Hillsboro Schools Foundation Board
  • Latino Advisory Outreach committee/Hillsboro 2020 Vision
  • Essential Health Clinic Volunteer
  • Delta Tau Lambda - OR Professional Chapter
Erik Seligman
Served since: 2013
Term ends: 2017
Position: 6

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Occupation: Computer Engineer
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Audit Committee
  • Hillsboro Online Academy Steering Committee
  • Budget Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • Washington County Commission on Children & Families (2011-2013)
  • Author of educational blog
  • Author/host of ‘Math Mutation’ educational podcast

Wayne Clift
Served since: 2011
Term ends: 2015
Position: 7

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Occupation: Computer Engineer
    Board Responsibilities:
  • Audit Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Charter School Evaluation Committee
    Community Involvement:
  • ORTOP Lego Robotics Volunteer
  • Leadership Boy Scouts of America
  • Liberty Band Boosters Volunteer
   

About The Board

The Hillsboro School District Board of Directors is comprised of seven elected members serving four-year terms. Board members are community volunteers and do not receive compensation for their work. Board members establish policy based on Oregon and Federal laws governing schools. The Board approves policies for the Superintendent to implement. 

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Public Involvement is Encouraged
The public is invited to attend the public Board meetings to gain a better understanding of school district business and the role of the School Board. The public is also invited to address the Board during the public input portion of the regular monthly Board meetings.Individuals interested in addressing the Board should arrive a few minutes prior to the scheduled monthly meetings to complete and submit a public input form. 

For more information on addressing the Board, contact:

Board secretary Valerie Bokma
Phone: 503.844.1500
Fax: 503.844.1540
Email:
Valerie Bokma 

Notice about Email Communication to the Board
Any communication to one or more Board members by email does not constitute "notice" to the Board of Directors and/or the Hillsboro School District of any issue or condition which is the subject of such email communication; nor is any email communication deemed a substitute for any legal notice or communication otherwise required to be made by statute or administrative rule. Email addressed to any individual Board member at the email addresses published on this website is the property of the Hillsboro School District, and the confidentiality of the communication is not assured. Email addressed to individual Board members may be shared with District staff and/or the entire Board.

Get Involved

The public is invited to attend the public Board meetings to gain a better understanding of school district business and the role of the School Board. The public is also invited to address the Board during the public input portion of the regular monthly Board meetings.Individuals interested in addressing the Board should arrive a few minutes prior to the scheduled monthly meetings to complete and submit a public input form.

Monthly Board Meetings
Regular Board meetings are held in the Administration Center Board Room at 3083 NE 49th Place, Hillsboro, Oregon (See map), unless otherwise stated. Policy BD states, "One regular Board meeting will be held each month. The meeting schedule will be established at the organizational meeting in July but may be changed by the Board with proper notice. The purpose of each monthly meeting will be to conduct the regular Board business." The Board agenda and packet will be posted the Friday afternoon prior to the upcoming Board meeting.

Work Sessions and Special Meetings
In addition to the monthly Board meetings, the Board schedules work sessions and special meetings during the year to study and discuss District programs, issues, and goals. These meeting are also held in the Administration Center, located at 3083 NE 49th Place. Please refer to the individual agendas for the location and starting time of each meeting.

Board Meeting Agenda Information
Board meeting agendas are available on the District website on Fridays prior to the scheduled board meetings - and they are available to view at all the District's schools 24 hours prior to the scheduled meetings. Board agendas are divided into three major categories: Consent, Action and Reports, which are outlined as follows:

  1. Consent Agenda consists of routine items such as previous Board minutes, routine personnel actions, and routine financial transactions.
  2. Action Items are scheduled for a board vote and cover many topics. An opportunity for board discussion is allotted prior to final action.
  3. Reports/Information Only Items are presented for the Board's information. The Board may engage in discussion and ask questions of the presenter, but no formal action is taken.
Recognition and Presentations

Recognizing students, staff and community members for their accomplishments and contributions to the Hillsboro School District is a priority of the School Board. Recognitions and/or presentations are scheduled throughout the year to acknowledge the work of students, staff and the community - and to showcase programs, events, and student activities.

 

Committees of the Board

There are two standing formal committees of the Board: the Budget Committee and the Citizens Curriculum Advisory Committee. 

 

The Budget Committee includes the Board of Directors and seven volunteer citizens who are appointed to serve three-year terms.  Committee members must be registered voters living within the boundaries of the Hillsboro School District, and cannot be employees, officers, or agents of the District.  Membership on the Budget Committee offers a unique opportunity to contribute to an essential aspect of District operations, while learning about the District's budget development process and the factors involved in making school district budget decisions.  Budget Committee activities are typically concentrated in the months of January-May, as the District begins to create its budget for the following school year.  For additional information, please contact Val Bokma, assistant to the Board of Directors (bokmav@hsd.k12.or.us or 503-844-1500).  There are currently two open positions on the committee.  Interested persons are asked to complete and return the application linked below by Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Budget Committee Application

 

The Citizens Curriculum Advisory Committee (CCAC) serves as a resource to the Board and Superintendent in setting the direction for long-range curriculum development and assisting in the development of the schools' curriculum and instructional programs.  Committee responsibilities include reviewing curriculum, instructional programs, proposed new courses, and study team recommendations; and reporting findings and recommendations to the Board of Directors for discussion and action.  Committee members are appointed to two-year terms by the Board of Directors.  Candidates must reside within the boundaries of Hillsboro School District and be available to attend committee meetings, which are conducted on the first Monday evening of each month, October through June.  Committee members are also invited to participate in sub-committees and special projects as opportunities arise.  For additional information, please contact Nathalie Sainz-Farro (sainzfan@hsd.k12.or.us or 503-844-1500).  There are currently several open positions on the committee.  Interested persons are asked to complete and return the application linked below as soon as possible.

Citizens Curriculum Advisory Committee Application

 

School Board Meetings

2014-2015 School Year

Date Meeting Type Time Agenda and Minutes

July 29, 2014

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

August 13, 2014

Summer Work Session

4:30 PM

Agenda

August 14, 2014

Summer Work Session

Regular Session

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

Complete Packet

September 9, 2014

Work Session

5:30 PM

Complete Packet

September 23, 2014

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM
Complete Packet

Minutes

October 14, 2014

Work Session

5:30 PM

 

October 28, 2014

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

November 18, 2014

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

December 9, 2014

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

January 13, 2015

Work Session

5:30 PM

 

January 27, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

February 10, 2015

Work Session

6:00 PM

 

February 24, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

March 17, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

6:00 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

April 7, 2015

Work Session

5:30 PM

 

April 28, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

May 12, 2015

Work Session

5:30 PM

 

May 26, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

June 9, 2015

Work Session

Regular Session

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Complete Packet

Minutes

Board Reports are meant to provide highlights from the monthly meetings of the Board of Directors. They do not represent the official minutes. Minutes are recorded by the Board Secretary and included in the consent agenda of the following month's Board packet; they become official after the Board votes to approve the consent agenda during their next regular meeting.

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