Redmond School District Board Member Rhonda Etnire Submits Resignation

Redmond, Ore – Redmond School District board member Rhonda Etnire has submitted her resignation effective August 5, 2015.

Etnire is currently the Redmond Fred Meyer Store Director. She has accepted a position as Apparel Coordinator for Central & Eastern Washington and will be relocating to Boise, Idaho this month.

Entire was elected to the board of directors on July 1, 2015. She was elected to serve the remaining two-year term left by former board member, Ron Munkres. The board approved Etnire’s resignation during a special board meeting held on Wednesday, August 5.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my short time on the Redmond School District board,” shared Etnire  “I am confident in the direction the District is going and know that great things are going to happen. I would like to thank the school district, the board and the community for their support.”

The board will follow district protocol to fill the vacancy. Applications will be accepted now through September 11 with interviews to follow. The incoming candidate will take office October 7, 2015 and will serve through the remainder of Etnire’s term to June 30, 2017.

Applications are available online on the district website or in person at the District Office located at 145 SE Salmon Dr., in Redmond. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on September 11 and will be accepted in person at the Redmond School District Office or by email to

“On behalf of the Redmond School District team, we would like to thank Rhonda for her expertise and service to our students and community,” stated Rick Bailey, Board Chair. “We wish Rhonda and her family the best of luck in their new journeys in Idaho.”

The Redmond School District Board of Directors consists of five members elected to 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 additional information, please contact executive assistant, Gina Blanchette, at 541-923-8250.

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