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. 


BESD Foundation Goals for 2021-22

  • Fund Fine Arts Clinics and Workshops

  • Fund STEM projects and equipment

  • Fund special teacher projects/requests

  • Fund more Board sponsored scholarships

  • Assess and support school food banks/pantries

  • Improve Public Relations

Foundation Board Members

The Foundation Board Members are:

  • Preston Checketts - Board President

  • Clyde Wohlgemuth - 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

  • Wade Hyde - School Board Member

  • Robert Jex  - Member

  • Linda Kuwana -  Member

  • Matt Hansen - Member

  • Colleen Shaffer - Member

  • Ted Jeppsen - Member

  • Trudi Hatch - Member

  • Sharrie Nelson - Member


Board Meeting Calendar