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John Edenburn Lori Redwine David Adamczyk Ryan Vescovi Deenia Hocker Travis Ross Todd Wilson
 
 

John Edenburn - President

 Term expires April 2022
John is serving his third term on the R-III Board. 

“We are truly happy to be able to raise our family here in Pleasant Hill and have them attending the Pleasant Hill Schools. I want to see the tradition of excellence continue that previous generations of Pleasant Hill residents have enjoyed." 


Edenburn is a Pleasant Hill graduate. He is the current Board President and the Managing Funeral Director and Embalmer for Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill. He and his wife, Julie have three children. As the manager of a small town funeral home and their three children’s activities he has very little leisure time; but when time allows he truly loves boating, fishing and cross country bicycling.
 
 
Lori Redwine - Vice President
Term expires April 2023
Lori is serving her third term on the R-III Board.

“Helping make decisions that positively impact the lives of our children to make them successful.”


PHHS Alumni, Redwine is the current Board Vice President and is employed at Truman Medical Center as a sonographer. She and her husband, Clint have three children, Lauren, Alexandria and Zachary. Her leisure time consists of reading, socializing with friends and attending her kids’ activities.  
 
 
David Adamczyk, Treasurer
Term expires April 2023
David is serving his fifth term on the R-III Board.

“Living in Pleasant Hill for 33 years has given me a need to give back.  Our school district has grown over these years and is trying to stay on the cutting edge of providing the best for our students and patrons.  I wish to continue helping our school district grow, move forward and be progressive.” 

Adamczyk was the Primary School Principal for 21 years and has been a school board member for the last 12 years. He and his wife, Robbien, have been married for 46 years and have two sons. David and his wife Lindsey have two daughters, Lexie and Loren. Joshua and his wife Dawn have two children Brooklyn and Jaxon.  His leisure time activities include: Traveling with his wife, is a special activity; golfing several times a week keeps him healthy; fishing and hunting are great outdoor activities and reading a good book is a must.
 
 
Ryan Vescovi
Term expires April 2023
Ryan is serving his third term on the R-III Board.

“I’m seeking re-election to the Board of Education because I want to help make sure that Pleasant Hills current and future students have the best opportunities possible.  Our schools need common sense leadership from people who are service oriented as well as qualified, and who also understand that the Board of Education should be both a policy maker and steward – not just a rubber stamp for central administration.”


PHHS Alumni, Vescovi is the owner of Guido’s Pizza and Kidz Inc. Child Development Centers. He is busy in the community as a member of Chamber of Commerce, MSBA and NFIB. He and his wife, Lisa have four children, Savanna, Jackson, Jasper and Jagger. His leisure time activities include golf, fishing, biking and activities at the lake.
 
 
Deenia Hocker
Term expires April 2021
Deenia is serving her second term on the R-III Board. 

“I have been an active member of the Pleasant Hill School Board for the past four years.  My knowledge in educational leadership, personal experiences, and invested interest in the success of all students will continue to provide the Board with guidance in supporting policies for the betterment of our students and staff.”  


Hocker is the Director of Special Services with the Holden R-III School District. She and her husband, Clay have two children, Hanah a senior at PHHS and Hayden, a sophomore at PHHS. She is a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and Alpha Zeta Omicron. She enjoys spending time with family and friends; playing golf and relaxing at the lake.
 
 
Travis Ross
Term expires April 2021
Travis is serving his second term on the R-III Board.

“I would like to serve on the R3 Board of Education as I feel I have experience that can be useful in strategizing for building and contracting needs, and very interested in supporting our teachers and staff with what they need to make the classrooms / buildings a place where students and staff can both thrive.”


Ross has been an electrician with Eldecon, Inc. for 23 years, own and operated Travis Ross Renovations and general contractor for the Federal Home Loan Corporation. He and his wife, Laura have 5 children. He enjoys going to the lake with his family, hunting, fishing and attending the many activities his children are involved in.
 

Todd Wilson
Term expires April 2022
Todd is serving his first full term on the R-III Board.


"I chose to run for the R-III Board of Education because as a second generation “Rooster”, knowing the community and its history can be a valuable resource for current issues as well as planning for the future.  I want to be a part of the ongoing tradition of excellence that our district strives for.  I am excited to be a part of the positive growth of our district.  We need to keep education and opportunity for our kids at the center of our discussions, while providing adequate support to our teachers and staff."


Wilson owns and operates T.C. Wilson Insurance Group in Pleasant Hill.  He and his wife, Nici, have two children, Tyne and Truman.  They live on their family farm with a small herd of commercial cattle and both kids are very active in showing livestock at the local, state and national level.   When not showing livestock, Wilson enjoy's coaching and watching their kids participate in various sports throughout the year.