Administrative Assistant Courtney Rose
Special Services Director Chad Hamilton oversees special education K-12 services throughout the district. Chad is a long term, experienced staff member and has been a school psychologist and building principal before becoming the Special Services Director. Chad Hamilton began his career at South Lane in 2000 as a school psychologist. In 2004 he took on the role of principal at Latham Elementary before moving to the district office in 2011.
Interim Human Resource Supervisor Tracy Ollivant
Business Manager Phil Scrima joined the South Lane team in July 2010. He came to us from Eugene SD 4J where he served as the Financial Operations and Reporting Manager since 2007. Prior to his time in Eugene, Phil was the Business Manager in Siuslaw School District for five years.
Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor Matt Allen joined the district in 2005 as the Disctrict HVAC Technician and Electrician. In 2011 Matt was appointed Maintenance Lead for the department. In 2012 Matt moved into the position of Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor overseeing all 9 school campuses, 4 district buildings and the numerous acres of grounds owned by the district. Matt and his family are longtime residents of Cottage Grove.
Food Service Supervisor
Transportation Supervisor Theresa Bichsel began working in the transportation industry in 1994, driving route and trip buses for Creswell School District. In 2005 she became their transportation supervisor. Theresa is a CORE instructor for school bus drivers, a Behind the Wheel School Bus Driver Trainer and a DMV 3rd Party Tester. The mother of 3 grown daughters and 3 beautiful grandchildren, Theresa has been a long time resident of the Cottage Grove/Creswell area, moving here in 1971. She coached the Creswell High School Equestrian team for 9 years, while her daughters were in high school. In her spare time she is a member of the Mane Attraction Rodeo Performance Drill Team, competing around the Northwest.