New Faces In the Idaho Conference Office
Harold and Janelle Dixon joined our conference family in October. Harold is the new conference treasurer. Prior to coming to Idaho he was treasurer for the Alaska Conference. Dixon worked for many years in the Montana Conference, first as band, choir and voice teacher at Mt. Ellis Academy (Janelle taught piano and organ), and later as treasurer at Mt. Ellis and then assistant treasurer in the Montana Conference. Their daughter Lara worked for several years at Gem State Adventist Academy and currently lives with her husband in the Portland area.
Paulette Jackson accepted the invitation of the Idaho Conference to be the Superintendent of Schools and started in January. She was the principal at Holbrook Indian School in Arizona. She is not new to the Northwest, having worked at Portland Adventist Academy, Meadow Glade Elementary School and Columbia Adventist Academy. Jackson has more than 25 years of experience in Adventist schools. Her husband, Bob, runs a construction company. They have two adult children, Greg and Shari.
Jeannie Leno is the new Assistant Treasurer for the Idaho Conference. Leno has been the payroll specialist, local church auditor and accountant, and has worked for the conference for the past nine years. She and her husband, Doug, have three adult children.