Phone: 503-769-6924

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership ~ Portland State University Professional Administrative Licensure ~ Lewis & Clark College.

Lee W. Loving - Superintendent

Mr. Loving became the NSSD superintendent in July 2022. He has nearly 24 years of educational experience in Oregon with 19 of those in administrative capacities. He was most recently the principal of Ridgeview High School in Redmond and in 2019, was named the Oregon Secondary Principal of the Year. Some of his other roles span from high school athletics coach, Social Studies teacher, President of the Oregon Assoc. of Secondary School Administrators, Coalition of Oregon School Administrators Board Member and member of the Oregon AVID Principal’s Collaborative Leadership Committee. 

 

Phone: Office: 503-769-4237 Cell: 541-990-3403

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Undergraduate: Linfield College Graduate: Western Oregon University Initial Administrator: Portland State University Continuing Administrator: Willamette University

David Bolin - Associate Superintendent/Director of Technology

 

Dave Bolin joined the North Santiam School District in 1996 as Stayton Elementary School Principal.  He started his career in education by earning a degree in Elementary Education from Linfield College in 1992. He taught in McMinnville School District until 1999, where he worked to earn his Masters in Education from Western Oregon Univeristity and his Initial Administrative License from Portland State University.  During this period he also coached football at Linfield College.  In 1999 he was hired as Principal at Central Linn Elementary School in Halsey, Oregon.  He had six successful years at Central Linn before coming to Stayton.  While at Stayton Elementary, Dave brought his knowledge and experience to successfully implement a school-wide behavior program.  He also earned his Continuing Administrative License from Willamette University in Salem.  In 2010 Dave became the Associate Superintendent and in 2016 he also became the Director of Technology.  Dave has been a part of implementing many successful district improvement activities. He lives in Albany with his wife Nicole and son Dave.  

Phone: (503) 769-4187

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Social Science, Northwest Nazarene University

Rhonda Allen - Director of Business & Fiscal Services

Rhonda became the NSSD Business Director in August 2022. She has been in school finance for 17 years, with 6 of those years as an administrator. Rhonda's Business Office experience began at Harrisburg School District, where she worked as a Business Office Clerk from 2005-2014. She then served Linn Benton Lincoln ESD from 2014-2022, beginning as a Fiscal Analyst 1 & 2 before becoming the Assistant Business Manager in 2016, and Deputy Business Manager in 2020. She also completed the New Business Manager Institute through OASBO in 2016. Rhonda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Northwest Nazarene University.

Phone: 503-769-6924

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

MA, Teaching, Oregon State University IAL, Portland State University PAL, Concordia, Chicago University

Danielle Blackwell - Director of Human Resources

Dani began her career as a West Albany High School teacher for 13 years. She then served in the District Office in a variety of roles for years, including, Advanced Diploma Coordinator, Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Coordinator, and AVID District Director. She decided she wasn't entirely done serving kids day to day and, wanting to serve as a building principal, accepted the Principal position at Scio High School, where she has served since 2018. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Oregon State University, her Initial Administrator License from Portland State, and her Professional Administrator License from Concordia, Chicago. 

Dani shared, "I am a lifelong learner and am excited to join the Oregon Schools Personnel Association (OSPA) to learn more about human resources.  I am also a member of the Coalition of School Administrators (COSA).  In my free time, I love to create (drawing, painting, baking, crocheting, screen printing, etc.).  I am also a lover of the outdoors and enjoy hiking, kayaking, camping, and riding our quads.  To say I am an animal lover is an understatement, with 4 dogs, 2 cats, several fish, 2 goats, 1 pig, and 1 tortoise. I am the proud owner of a useless farm!"

 

Phone: 503-769-4115

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

AA-Culinary Arts, Art Institute of Seattle ServSafe Food Protection Manager School Nutrition Association-Level 3 Certified

John Barnes - Director of Nutrition Services

Before coming to NSSD in June 2022. John worked as the Nutrition Services Manager at Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville for 19 years from 2003-2022. Prior to that, he was a cook and shift supervisor at WVMC for 3 years from 2000-2003. He worked for two years as a cook/corrections officer at the Washington Corrections Center for Women from 1998-2000, and prior to that, worked as a chef and kitchen manager at restaurants around
the northwest.

He lives in McMinnville with his wife, Angie and daughter, Katie (who is a sophomore at MHS and on varsity Dance and Rugby) He also has three older boys, JT, Brian, and Jacob, all of whom were OSAA high school state wrestling champions! Brian wrestled for one season at University of Northern Colorado and three years at Oregon State and Jacob is just starting his second season wrestling at Oregon State.

In his spare time, he likes to raise and breed different species of tropical fish.

Phone: 503-769-8748

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Gary Rychard-Director of Safety, Security & Health Services

Gary oversees all building level safety committees, processes, and coordinates our district-wide plan for emergency preparedness/K-12.

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

District-Wide Truancy
District-Wide Security
District- Wide Safety
Land-Line Telecommunications/ K-12
Wireless Communications (cell)/ K-12
Pre-employment & Volunteer Background Investigation/ K-12
District-Wide Key and Lock Inventory/K-12
District-Wide Asbestos Compliance Manager(AHERA)
Student Health Services/K-12

Phone: 503-769-6145

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Assoc. Degree-Mechanical Design Chemeketa Community College

Dave Parsons - Director of Facilities

Dave joined the North Santiam School District in 2009 as Head Custodian at SHS, and later moved to the Assistant Facilities Director position before becoming Director of Facilities in 2020.  He received an AS degree in mechanical design from CCC in 1983.  Prior to his employment at NSSD he worked at Philips Products in Stayton for over 26 years as a lead person, supervisor, field service technician, and service manager.

He enjoys overseeing custodial and maintenance services, as it keeps him busy and the variety that comes with it always makes for an interesting day.  He sees the main goal in facilities is providing a clean, comfortable and safe environment, along with maintaining buildings and equipment, so teachers can focus on providing a quality education for our students.

 He lives in Stayton with his wife Donna, they enjoy traveling and visiting their grandkids, 3 local and 2 in North Carolina.  In his spare time, he enjoys working around the house, and playing in a local pool league.

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