Superintendent's Executive Cabinet

Sandra Villarreal, Executive Director of Human Resources

  • Sandra Villarreal comes to the Othello School District (OSD) with over 12 years in the human resources industry. Born and raised in Othello, Sandra completed her K-12 education in the Othello school system. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and General Management from Eastern Washington University.

    After college, Sandra worked for an international staffing agency as a Recruiter, staffing for various industries in the Spokane region. Sandra then went on to work for Columbia Basin Health Association where she spent 10 years working in the HR department as Benefits Administrator, HR Generalist, and Recruiter. Sandra’s dedication, passion and experience in human resources is instrumental as we work to build, collaborate and foster a diverse work environment that attracts, retains and inspires excellence. 

Amy Suarez, Director of Finance and Business

  •  Amy Suarez bio coming soon!

John Wiseman, Director of Teaching & Learning

  • ohn Wiseman has served as an educator and administrator in the Othello School district since 2003.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University.  He then went on to earn his Master in Teaching and Principal  Administrative Certificate from Washington State University.  John began his educational career as a 3rd grade teacher at Hiawatha Elementary. Since that time, John has had the opportunity to serve as a K-5 Math Coach, Dean of Students,  Director of Assessments and Curriculum, and Elementary Principal. He has actively participated on a variety of school and district leadership committees, including District and School Improvement Committees, the Technology Advisory  Committee, and most recently the Harlem Children Zone Parent and Community team.

    While he has had the opportunity to work in a variety of roles within our district, John has never forgotten why he initially decided to be an educator – to help children succeed in life and reach their full potential. John is excited for the opportunity to serve as the Director of Professional Learning and for the chance to work with, and support, educators across the district.  

Jennifer Garza, Director of Birth to Five and K-6 ELA

  • Jennifer Garza bio coming soon!