Samantha joined D93 in 2012. After a brief stint in our Child Nutrition Department, Samantha began working in the District Office. She studied Culinary Arts at Ricks College and is currently studying Public Relations at BYU-Idaho. Samantha won the Idaho Association of School Administrators (IASA) Education Media Award in 2017. She also came up with the concept for D93 News. Since its inception in January 2015, D93 News has won numerous regional and national awards. Samantha and Phil are routinely invited to present at school public relations conferences around the country.
Samantha met her husband James while attending Ricks College. They have four children who have attended schools in D93.