About Our Board of Directors




Jordan Bishko
E-mail: jordan.bishko@ridgeline.org 
Served since: June 2015
Occupation: Director of operations (JD, MBA)
Board duties: Policy and legal review
Community involvement: Ridgeline TAG instructor




Andrew Gillespie, Board Treasurer

E-mail: andrew.gillespie@ridgeline.org 
Served since: June 2018
Occupation: Accountant
Board duties: Budget and fundraising committees, executive evaluation
Community involvement: Ridgeline community volunteer, fundraising


Jennifer Hornsby, Board Vice President

E-mail: jen.hornsby@ridgeline.org 
Served since: January 2010 
Occupation: Editor, writer
Board duties: Equity steering committee, site council board rep
Community involvement: Past Ridgeline board committees, past board president, electives instructor, class volunteer; and South Eugene H.S. volunteer


Brad Knopp
E-mail: brad.knopp@ridgeline.org 
Served since: May 2017
Occupation: Student, parent
Board duties: Facilities, budget, and hiring committees




Amy Sage, Board President 
E-mail: amy.sage@ridgeline.org
Served since: May 2015
Occupation: Scientific consulting (PhD)
Board duties: Compliance officer, policy, fundraising, hiring committees
Community involvement: Food for Lane County volunteer; Ridgeline TAG instructor, capital campaign chair, classroom volunteer, budget committee, jogathon co-organizer




Nancy Willcox-Trent
Served since: June 2019
Occupation: Business manager
Board duties: Facilities committee
Community involvement: Longtime Ridgeline volunteer; Friendly Area Neighborhood Transportation Committee






April-Kay Williams
, Board Secretary
E-mail: april-kay.williams@ridgeline.org 
Served since: December 2018
Occupation: Co-owner and lead teacher, Zora Montessori
Board duties: Equity steering committee, hiring







Many thanks to all who have served as directors on our board. The wisdom, hard work, and generosity of our board have guided and shaped Ridgeline Montessori. Our staff and students, past and present, thank you!

Board Presidents Emeriti
Mary Bauer
Adrienne Black
Kathleen Hennessy
Joe Reiter
Ellen Wojahn

Recent Board Alumni
Nathan Bell
Stephanie Edwards
Andy McConnell
Cheryle Myers
Matthew Trent
David Vázquez 
Jennifer Wilson