Redmond, Ore – Shane Nelson was sworn into office on the Redmond School District board of directors on Wednesday, January 8 at the district office.
The board voted to appoint Nelson on December 18, 2013. He will fill the position vacated by Lisa Klemp, who was elected to serve the remaining two-year un-served term of Jim Erickson. Nelson will serve on the board until June 30, 2015.
Nelson is a captain with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and holds a degree in speech communication from Oregon State University. Nelson and his wife have four children who attend Redmond schools.
“I am honored and proud to serve our community as a member of the board,” shared Nelson. “I look forward to working with the other dedicated board members and the ongoing partnership with the entire Redmond School District team. It is very apparent the board and district team members focus on the success of our students for the citizens we serve.”
The Redmond School District Board of Directors serve overlapping four-year terms as non-salaried trustees of the school district. As elected officials, the board is responsible for the scope, depth and quality of education and is the official policy-making body of the school district.
For questions or more information, please contact Kelly Richard, communications coordinator at 541-923-8233.
About Redmond School District
Located in Redmond, Ore, the Redmond School District serves more than 7,000 students from Redmond, Alfalfa, Crooked River Ranch, Eagle Crest, Terrebonne and Tumalo. The district currently operates five K-5 elementary schools; two K-8 community schools, two middle schools, one charter school, one educational center and two comprehensive high schools. Its mission is to ensure rigorous and relevant instruction which leads to mastery and the development of productive citizens. Learn more about the Redmond School District online at www.redmond.k12.or.us.