Brandon Valley Board
and her family have lived in the Brandon Valley School District
for 23 years. Renee
and her husband, Ron, a Communications Electronic Technician at
Sanford USD Medical Center, have two daughters; Haley will be a
junior at USD and Emily is a 12th grader at BVHS.
Renee is an RN, PA-C at Sanford USD Medical Center in
Sioux Falls. She is
actively involved with the Brandon/Valley Springs/Garretson Girl
Scouts, supports the BVHS Marching Lynx Band Program and is the
secretary for the Fine Arts Boosters.
She will serve as chair of the Alternative Education
Committee and as a member of Student Activities, Curriculum &
Technology and the Transportation Committees.
She is also the Board President of the East Dakota
Educational Cooperative Board, dba as Teachwell Solutions.
Her term will
continue through June of 2016.
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has lived in Brandon for fifteen years with her husband Luther
and their three children. Michael and Shannon are graduates of
BVHS and are attending SDSU. Jacob is a 12th grader at BVHS.
Luther (Mike), is also a graduate of Brandon Valley.
Sue is a multisensory structured language tutor, trained
in Structured Word Inquiry and the Orton-Gillingham approach.
She also serves on the board of directors for the Upper Midwest
Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.
Sue will serve as chair of the Curriculum & Technology
Committee and the Personnel Welfare Committee and she will
be a member of the City Affairs & Legislation Committee and
Alternative Education Committee.
Her term will
continue through June of 2017.
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Gregg Ode has spent his entire life living in the Brandon
Valley School District.
Gregg and his wife, Jane are the parents of two children,
Alex graduated from BVHS in 2005 and from SDSU in 2010 and
Elisabeth graduated from BVHS in 2010 BVHS and from SDSU 2014.
Gregg is currently involved, with his brother, in a dairy
and grain farming operation.
He will serve as chair of the Buildings & Grounds
Committee and the Transportation Committee.
He will also serve as a member of the Personnel Welfare
Committee. His term
will continue through
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Cary Schroeder and his wife, Jan moved to Brandon in 1999.
They have three daughters, two of which are in college
and one is currently a student at Brandon Valley High School.
He has been in the financial services industry for 29
years and currently is a financial advisor with Edward Jones.
Cary will serve as chair of the Safety Committee and will
be a member of the Buildings & Grounds and Child
His term will continue through June of 2016
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Sandy Klatt is an active mom of four and is passionate for kids.
Sandy and her husband of 20 years, Kevin, have four children:
Carter, a junior; Courtney, a sophomore; Caleb, an 8th grader;
and Colten, a junior kindergartener at Brandon Elementary. Kevin
is a Sales Agronomist with Cargill AgHorizons and Sandy is
blessed to be a stay-home mom who loves to attend and support
the kids' activities.
She represents South Dakota's large schools' boards on
the SDHSAA Board of Directors for a term through June of 2018.
She is also Brandon Valley's delegate to ASBSD, a member of
Brandon's Board of Equalization, and a member of the Fine Arts
and Athletic Booster Clubs and the BVMS PTSO. She is a member of
First Evangelical Free Church in Sioux Falls, where she has
enjoyed ministry to children through Awana for 15 years.
She will serve as a Chair of the Child Nutrition &
Wellness Committee and member of the City Affairs & Legislation
and Safety Committees. Her term continues through June of 2018.
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