Wendy Ragusa
Director District 4, Legislative Representative

1118 E. Kincaid St.
Mount Vernon, WA  98273

Small picture of Wendy Ragusa Wendy Ragusa was appointed to the Board in 2017 to complete a vacant term. Ragusa is the Development Coordinator for the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. She has served on the Mount Vernon Public Schools Foundation since 2008, has been very busy on parent committees, and has been an active member of the Citizens for Mount Vernon Schools. 
Wendy is a Bulldog Alumna. She and her husband, Roger, have two children, both of whom graduated from Mount Vernon High School. 
Term End: 2021


Olivia DeLeon
Director District 1

1122 Carmel Ave.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Small Picture of Olivia Deleon Olivia DeLeon was elected in 2015, and was then reelected. DeLeon was born and raised in Skagit County and is a Bulldog alumna, class of 1995. DeLeon has a passion for healthcare and advocating for patients in her community. This passion is reflected in her career of 20 years with Skagit Regional Health. DeLeon has 3 children, her eldest graduated from Mount Vernon High School, and the 2 youngest are currently attending Washington Elementary School. 
Term End: 2019


Robert Coffey
Director District 2, Vice President

21636 Swan Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Small Picture of Robert Coffey Local physician Robert Coffey was appointed to the board in September 2006, and was then reelected. He serves as the current Board President. Coffey is an active participant in the Mount Vernon school community. He has served on numerous committees and volunteers as an instructor in high school math and advanced math/science. He also teaches medical students at Skagit Valley Hospital. Dr. Coffey and his wife, Deborah North, have two children who graduated from Mount Vernon High School.
Term End: 2019


Jessica Samora
Director District 3

409 S. 29th Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Jessica Samora Jessica Samora was appointed to the Board in 2019 to complete a vacant term. Samora is a longtime Skagit Valley resident. She is a Clinical Support Manager at Skagit Radiology and has years of experience in healthcare working directly with and advocating for the local community. Jessica and her husband, Ben, have three sons and a daughter, who have all graduated from Mount Vernon High School. Jessica has sat on various committees for the district and was PTA President during her children's education with the district. 


Larry Otos
Director District 5, President

4601 Monte Vista Dr.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Small Picture of Larry Otos Larry Otos was appointed to the Board in 2012 to complete a vacant term, and was then reelected. He served as the board's Legislative Representative for several years. Otos retired, after 30 years of public service, as Director from the City of Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Department. Larry is the owner of The Otos Group, LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University. Larry is very busy in the community and fills leadership roles in a number of philanthropic organizations. Larry and his wife, Lisa (Bulldog alumna), had two boys in the District, who have now graduated.
Term End: 2021