Week of January 18: Group A learners attend school on Wednesday and Friday
Dave Mattson, Chairman
Jackie Cranor, Assistant Clerk
Janie Gebhardt, Assistant Treasurer
Jim Facer, Member
Paul Vitale, Vice Chairman
Mr. Dave Mattson moved to Pocatello when he was 18 years old in 1968 after he was recruited to play football for the Idaho State University Bengals (1968-1971). He has lived, worked and raised a family in the community for nearly 50 years. His son-in-law is a long-term teacher and coach. He has served on the board since 2013 and is the current chair.
Mrs. Jackie Cranor is native to Pocatello and has lived here the majority of her life, graduating from Pocatello High School in 1968. For more than 20 years, she taught elementary school and volunteered in district schools. Her children and many of her 13 grandchildren have attended district schools. Mrs. Cranor has served on the school board for 11 years.
Mrs. Janie Gebhardt moved to Pocatello in 2000. She has served on the school board for 14 years. She served for six years as a board member on the Idaho School Boards Association and has served in various capacities on the Interfaith Council since 2004. She is currently the chair of 2 Great 4 Hate and is a longstanding member of Zonta.
Mr. Jim Facer is native to Pocatello. He and his children attended Lewis & Clark Elementary School, Alameda Middle School and Pocatello High School. His father also attended Pocatello High School. Mr. Facer has four grandchildren attending PCSD 25 schools and his daughter teaches elementary school in the district. Mr. Facer has served on the board for five years combined.
Mr. Paul Vitale has called Pocatello home for more than 40 years. He was employed by PCSD 25 for 12 years as a social worker/counselor. His children and grandchildren graduated from Pocatello High School. He has been involved in community organizations, including the St. Vincent De Paul Society. Mr. Vitale was elected to the school board in 2012.