2023-2024 School Year
Chair: Dr. Clayton Theisinger, Putnam County Schools
Vice-Chair: Mr. Jame Craven, Peru Elementary Schools
Dr. Mike Cushing, Ottawa High School
Mrs. Julie DeFore, Deer Park CCSD
Mr. Rich Faivre, Unit #2 Schools
Mr. Ted Sanders, Grand Ridge Grade School
Mr. Dan Stecken, Seneca High School
L.E.A.S.E. is governed by two Boards:
L.E.A.S.E. Alliance Council
The Council is composed of the Superintendent and one school board member, or their alternates, from each member district, and the Regional Superintendent of Schools. The Council is responsible for establishing the educational activities of L.E.A.S.E. The Council is responsible for carrying out all mandatory laws and shall consider the provision of any permissive legislation.
L.E.A.S.E. Executive Committee
The Executive Committee consists of Superintendents from three large districts, two medium districts and two small districts.
Specific powers and duties of the L.E.A.S.E. governing bodies can be found in section 2:20 of the L.E.A.S.E. Policy Guide.