Meet the Board
Bayfield School District 10 Jt-R
Board of Education
Janie enjoys being an active member in the community and feels very fortunate to live in such a caring and supportive community. It is important to her that the Board of Education support the Staff and Administrators of Bayfield School District so that they can meet the needs of all students regardless of their academic or career plans, and to prepare them for their futures. She also feels that it is important to inspire and support each student's individual development. It is a honor to represent the students, staff, and community of this district who continually strive to achieve greatness!
Carol has been the Executive Director of Bayfield Early Education Programs for the past fourteen years. She has spent all of her adult life as an educator. She taught child development and other FACS classes and sponsored numerous student organizations for 27 years at both Bayfield and Durango High Schools. She is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and has done masters work at CSU and other Colorado colleges. Her children Lara, Andy, and Katy and a granddaughter, Meghan, are all graduates of Bayfield High School. Carol enjoys being an active part of the community. Before being a Bayfield School District Board member she served eight years on the Town Board. She is active in the Pine River Rotary, the Early Childhood Council, the League of Women Voters, the Ignacio and Bayfield CTE Advisory committees and is an elder at Calvary Presbyterian Church. She and her sisters manage the family farm in Yuma County where they grow corn and wheat. When possible she likes to travel, read, attend concerts and enjoy movies.
Mike Graduated from Ignacio High School and subsequently attended the Colorado School of Mines where he earned a double major in Mining and Civil Engineering in 1986. Mike and his wife Terene moved to Bayfield in 2004 where Terene coached volleyball at BHS. Mike and Terene’s son John attends BHS and their daughter Maddi graduated from BHS. Mike’s oldest daughter Jessica lives in Cincinnati. Mike is a Vice President with FCI Constructors where he has worked since 1996. In his spare time Mike enjoys sports, motorcycles, the outdoors, and teaching religious education at Saint Bartholomew.
“Our Bayfield Schools are lucky to have a very supportive community, a great group of students, and an excellent staff of teachers and administrators. Public education is experiencing rapid change and with this change, many challenges and opportunities. I appreciate the opportunity to represent the community and look forward to helping our district work through these challenges and making the most of the opportunities.”