The EMS ISD Bond Steering Committee members were selected through board member nominations to ensure a diverse cross-section

of the EMS ISD community. Members include parents, non-parents, staff, community and business members, and a mix of backgrounds

and geographic representation.


Purpose & Charge

Serve in a temporary advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees and Administration to:

  • Consider the educational needs of all students and align with the district’s mission, vision and goals
  • Represent the entire community, its values and perceptions in the facility planning process
  • Assess and prioritize the district’s current and long-term facility needs, including new construction, renovations and capital improvements
  • Bring forward recommendations to the Board as to how to address the district’s facility needs, including what should be included and how much money should be requested in a possible bond election

Committee Chairpersons

The BSC elected John Craft and Paul Jacobs to serve as Chairpersons. In this capacity they will lead the process while representatives from the District will serve in an advisory role. The Chairpersons will facilitate large group discussion to ensure the committee:

  • Remains focused on the purpose and charge of the group
  • Stays on task with the intentionality of making sound data-informed decisions
  • Allows all ideas and/or positions to be heard and given equal time
  • Seeks to build consensus as defined by the group members

Tom Bainter

Bryan Benton

John Craft

Tim Dennis

Patrick Farr

Weldon Hafley

Sarah Hollenstein

Paul Jacobs

Bev Johnson

Jeff Longspaugh

Chuck Mellott

Craig Morgan

Kathy Pokluda

Larry Robertson

Ally Surface

Sammy Warren

Teresa Willis

Committee Members

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