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Board of Directors

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

Position 1, Eugene – North

Sydney Kissinger
Term ends 6/30/2025

Position 2, Eugene – South

Leslie Harris
Term ends 6/30/2023

Position 3, Springfield

Vanessa Truett (Board Vice-Chair)
Term ends 6/30/2025

Position 4, West/North County

Nora Kent
Term ends 6/30/2023

Position 5, East/South County

Sherry Duerst-Higgins
Term ends 6/30/2023

Position 6, At-Large

Rose Wilde
Term ends 6/30/2025

Position 7, At-Large

Linda Hamilton (Board Chair)
Term ends 6/30/2023

Board Advisors and Liaisons


Tony Scurto

Equity Commitment Leadership Collaboration Integrity