Jeff Gospe, President

Jeff Gospe, Board President

Jeff cares deeply about our local community and public education, serving as a trustee since 2013. He grew up in the District and attended Rincon Valley public schools before leaving Santa Rosa for Stanford University. He eventually returned home to work locally and start a family, fortunate to have his children also attend Rincon Valley schools. With three decades of diverse corporate, civic and nonprofit experience, Jeff understands that excellent schools are critical for our local community and he applies his business and financial acumen to improve the success of our students, while safeguarding the District’s reputation and financial health.

Mike Cook, Clerk

Mike Cook, Board Clerk

Mike is a Principal Landscape Architect with Integra Planning + Landscape Architecture, an integrated design firm based in Santa Rosa, California. Mike attended California State Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, California for his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree (2001). Mike enjoys playing golf when he’s not working, has two young daughters that attend RVUSD schools and lives in Rincon Valley with his family.

Jolene Johnson, Trustee

Jolene Johnson, Trustee

Jolene Johnson was born and raised in Santa Rosa and is a graduate of RVMS and Carrillo.  Jolene's two children are in the district and enjoy the community that has been changing over the past years.  Jolene is a high school educator in West County and wanted to become a board member to give all community members, especially those marginalized, a voice in our district.  She wants to see changes in curriculum and campus culture that reflect different perspectives and embrace diversity.  Jolene has her masters in Dance Education from CSULB, BA in Liberal Arts with a minor in Kinesiology from SSU, and has her credentials in Multiple subjects (elementary education), PE, Dance and Career Technology Education.

Shelby Moeller, Trustee

Shelby Moeller, Trustee

Shelby and her family have enjoyed living in Rincon Valley for 14 years and this is her 13th consecutive year of having a child attending school in RVUSD. She earned her masters degree in School Leadership and worked at the school, district, and state level of school governance before starting her family. She has been an avid volunteer at her children's schools and was thrilled to join the School Board in 2018. She is forever grateful to the amazing teachers in Rincon Valley who have blessed the lives of her five children.

Janelle Taylor, Trustee

Janelle Taylor, Trustee