School Board

Two board member positions will be open for the four year term of July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2027. Applications to apply for a position are due Thursday, April 20th, by 4pm, to, or at the main office of the school, or by USPS to 46250 Timine Way, Pendleton, OR 97801. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

* a parent of a current student

* an employee of Nixyaawii Community School

* an employee of the CTUIR

* an enrolled CTUIR tribal member

* current residents within the boundaries of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Board Member Application

Board Member Application 2023 - 2027

Board Meetings

The school board meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 4:30 PM in the school, unless otherwise posted.

Regular April Session: April 24, 2023 at 4:30

Regular March Session: March 20, 2023 at 4:30

March 2023 Agenda with links to the Integrated Plan Application and Integrated Plan Summary

Board Members

Candice Patrick Chair Send Message

Marissa Baumgartner Co-Chair Send Message

Steven Hart Member Send Message

Ashley Picard Member Send Message

Boots Pond CTUIR Education and Training Committee Appointee Send Message


OSBA Policies If filing a child abuse report using policy JHFE, submit the report to Principal Ryan Heinrich.

  • To file a public complaint, follow the procedure listed here. Completed complaint forms need to be submitted to Principal Ryan Heinrich.

  • The policy for Public Comment at a board meeting is here.

  • The Intent To Speak form is here. This form must be submitted PRIOR to the meeting to


20-23 Adopted Budget

21-22 Adopted Budget

20-21 Adopted Budget


Meeting minutes are posted in PDF form.

Minutes from previous years can be found by following this path: Menu>Documents>School Board