Lane ESD Board Members, 2015
Back: Joel Robe, Anselmo Villanueva, Chris Culver, Larry Sullivan, Vanessa Truett
Front: Sherry Duerst-Higgins, Rose Wilde, Emilio Hernandez, Linda Hamilton

Lane ESD is governed by a citizen-elected Board of Directors and an appointed advisor representing employment training. Five of the Board positions represent geographical zones and two are designated at-large. All members serve four-year terms.

While coming from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, Lane ESD Board members have one thing in common – commitment to Lane ESD's mission to serve the county schools. Find out more.

Elected Board Members

Joel Robe Joel Robe
Position 1, Eugene – North
Term ends 6/2017
Position 2, Eugene – South
Term ends 6/2019
Vanessa Truett Vanessa Truett
Position 3, Springfield
Term ends 6/2017
Chris Culver Chris Culver (Board Chair)
Position 4, West/North County
Term ends 6/2019
Sherry Duerst-Higgins Sherry Duerst-Higgins
Position 5, East/South County
Term ends 6/2019
Rose Wilde

Rose Wilde
Position 6, At-Large
Term ends 6/2017

Linda Hamilton Linda Hamilton
Position 7, At-Large
Term ends 6/2019

Board Advisors and Liaisons


Board Meetings

All Lane ESD Board of Directors meetings are scheduled for 6:00PM, and are held at Lane Education Service District, 1200 Highway 99 North, Eugene, Oregon.


Board meeting documents begining October 2015 are on BoardBook. Documents from other years are available in Past Meeting Documents.



  • August 11, 2016
  • September 27, 2016
  • October 25, 2016
  • November 29, 2016
  • January 24, 2017
  • February 28, 2017
  • March 21, 2017
  • April 25, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • June 27, 2017
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