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About the Box Elder School District Foundation

The mission of the Box Elder School District Foundation is, "To build enduring partnerships between communities and schools of Box Elder School District." The Foundation will complement the financial resources of Box Elder School District by enriching the education experience in fine arts, program enhancement, technology, and special projects. 

The Foundation is the legal agency designated to receive financial gifts made to the schools of Box Elder School District.

The Foundation operates with no paid staff. Board members donate their time. 

Goals

BESD Foundation Goals for 2021-22

  • Fund Fine Arts Clinics and Workshops

  • Fund STEM projects and equipment

  • Fund special teacher projects/requests

  • Fund Board sponsored scholarships

  • Support school pantries

Box Elder School District Foundation received the Select Health award. This award will help fund food banks/pantries in schools.

Thank you to our grantors:

Nucor Steel Utah

United Way Northern Utah

Northrop Grumman

Select Health

Marie Eccles Caine Foundation -

Russell Family

Foundation Board Members

The Foundation Board Members are:

  • Preston Checketts - Board President

  • Colleen Shaffer - President-Elect

  • Stan Leslie - Past-President

  • Gary Allen - Executive Director

  • Alison Williams - Assistant Executive Director

  • Rod Cook - Treasurer

  • Marci Hatch - Secretary  (marci.hatch@besd.net)

  • Steve Carlsen - Superintendent

  • Clyde Wohlgemuth - School Board Member

  • Robert Jex  - Member

  • Linda Kuwana -  Member

  • Matt Hansen - Member

  • Ted Jeppsen - Member

  • Trudi Hatch - Member

  • Sharrie Nelson - Member

  • Dale Thomas - Member

  • Tom & LaNae Shaw - Members