School Board

The school board usually meets on the second Monday of the month. The meetings are open to public attendance and held at the school, 400 Earhart St, Medford, OR 97501, at 5:30 p.m.

School board minutes are available upon request. Please send any requests to Patrick Havens, board secretary.

The board meetings are held on the second Monday of the month in January, March, May, June, July, September, and November at 5:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The agenda will be posted at least 3 days prior to the meeting.

Chairman
Col. David Dotterrer (retired)

Dave serviced as a career Marine, as a consultant with the Defense Department, and as a budget analyst
in the Oregon State Legislature. During his career in the Marine Corps he commanded units of up to
1300 Marines and managed multi-million dollar budgets, retiring as a Colonel. During his career he
earned two Masters Degrees, in military history and national security strategy and policy, as well as
worked in the strategic planning arena in the Pentagon giving him expertise in strategic planning and
policy development. As a consultant with the Defense Department he worked on operational analysis
and test issues as well as leading teams which prepared proposals to the Defense Department. Finally,
as a budget coordinator and analyst he gained extensive experience in State budget and policy issues.

Secretary
Patty Fincher

Members
Patrick Havens

Patrick Havens is a local businessman and a resident of the rogue valley for 24 years. Married for 25 years, he is a very proud father of two wonderful sons. His interests include hunting, fishing, coaching sports and mentoring. He is one of the founding board members of LPCS and is very excited about the future of the school.

Kevin Husted

Kevin Husted and his wife have 5 children that are in or have been in the Medford school district. Kevin is the owner and operator of Rogue Logistics & Consulting.
He moved to Medford from Brookings, OR seven years ago and has been heavily involved with the community since then.
He has served our community in a variety of ways including, PTO president, youth sports coach, and precinct chair of his local party. Kevin and his family have made community involvement a priority and he has become a community leader with his commitment to service.  As a small business owner in the community Kevin knows that the education provided by our local schools is the foundation for good quality of life and a solid future for all residents.
Kevin was born and raised in Northern CA. He grew up attending local public schools and graduated from a continuation high school. Kevin and his younger siblings, were raised by a single mother in a very economically depressed area. These experiences have shaped him to prioritize the advancement of equity and access to opportunities for diverse students.

Hiram Kinney

 

 

 

Reagan Knopp

Reagan Knopp has over seven years of experience in public policy and political advocacy. He worked for four years in the Oregon State Capitol on Education and Health Care Policy. He currently runs his own digital marketing firm. Reagan and his wife, Caitlynn, are lifelong Oregonians as well as recent transplants to Medford. Reagan enjoys camping and hiking in the Oregon outdoors with his wife and their dog, Rufus.

Brandon Thueson

Mr. Thueson was born and raised in Northern California. There, he met and married his wife, Melody. Desperate to leave California, they moved to Rexburg, Idaho to attend college at Brigham Young University – Idaho. After graduating from BYU – Idaho in Psychology, the Thuesons had twin daughters, Adia and Layla. They moved to Oregon to attend Law School at Willamette University College of Law in Salem. During law school, they had a third daughter, Cali.

After graduating from Willamette, Mr. Thueson accepted a position as a prosecutor in the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office. His work with the DA’s Office was primarily in the area of Juvenile Law, where he served on several committees advocating for children. His current position is with Oregon Department of Justice as an Assistant Attorney General in the Children’s Advocacy Section. 

Mr. Thueson has been heavily involved in coaching each of his daughters through Table Rock Soccer and Jr. Comet’s Basketball. He also volunteers his time as an Attorney-Coach for the Crater High School Mock Trial Team. He is an elected member of the Central Point City Council and is excited to be serving his community. He looks forward to working with Logos Public Charter School.

Assistant Secretary to the Board
Kristal Nehf ([email protected])


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Staff Contact

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Sheryl Zimmerer
Executive Director

541-842-3658
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