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Russ Pfeiffer-Hoyt 

Russ Pfeiffer-Hoyt, Board President & Director of District 5


(360) 595-2512

Russ Pfeiffer-Hoyt has lived in the Mount Baker School District for 35 years and has been a school board member since 1999. Russ has served on the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) Academic Achievement Task Force, and currently the Chairperson of the WSSDA Trust Land Task Force. He has also been a volunteer firefighter with WCFD #16 since 1990. Russ and his wife, Cindy, own a construction company, building trails and bridges for the US Forest Service. They have three grown daughters all of who started at Acme Elementary School and graduated from Mount Baker High School. Term expires 2024 | Served since 1999.

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly, Director of District 1


(360) 739-4290

Brian Kelly has been a resident of Washington State his whole life. He moved to Whatcom County while attending Western Washington University in 1990. Brian has been a school board member since 2013 and has served as the Chair person of the Bellingham Technical College Automotive Advisory Committee for over 10 years. Brian and his wife, Kelly, have owned and managed a small business for the last 15 years. They have four boys that have/are attending the Mount Baker School District. Brian’s children are at the Elementary, Junior High, and High School. Brian is honored and proud to serve our community and to be a part of the continuous improvement in our children’s education. Term expires 11/2021 | Served since 2013.

Edward Fox

Edward Fox, Director of District 2


Edward Fox is a proud Mount Baker Dad who has lived in the Columbia Valley since 2008.  Ed and his wife Laura are busy raising four children, who are attending Mount Baker Junior High and Kendall Elementary. He has a background in Mechanical Engineering and has been a business owner and General Manager since 2016.  Ed enjoys outdoor activities with his family, including riding dirt-bikes and skiing at Mount Baker.  He has been involved with coaching youth sports, including fast-pitch, football, and basketball.  Ed is excited about the future of our Mount Baker community. He appreciates the diligence, hard work, and sacrifices made by so many to help point our children in the right direction. Term expires 12/31/2023 | Served since 2022.

Annie Elder

Annie Elder, Director of District 3


(360) 202-0067

Annie Elder has been a Mount Baker resident since 2014. She has worked with children and families in various capacities in the school district since 2010. Annie served on the Foothills Food Bank board of directors for four years prior to joining the Mount Baker school board. She currently has a private practice as a mental health counselor, specializing in supporting youth and young adults. She lives in the South Fork valley with her husband and two daughters. Term expires 2024 | Served since 2019.

Brenna Reaugh

Brenna Reaugh, Director of District 4


Brenna Reaugh has lived and worked in Whatcom County for 19 years. In that time, she has had the pleasure of building relationships within the community through working at The North Fork, as well as volunteering for many events with the Kendal PTA, Mount Baker Drama Department, the occasional concession stand, and working as a substitute within the district. Brenna feels the Mount Baker School District has been welcoming and supportive of her and her daughter over the  last 13 years, and she looks forward to being welcoming and supportive of current and future students, families, and staff. Term expires 2023 | Served since 2021.