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John Largent

John Largent 

 President                                                                                                                               Representing Area 5 – Dent Urban       

John is a long-time member, having succeeded Bob Betti in 1981.  He is a native son of the area.  He attended local elementary schools and graduated from Escalon High School. John is self employed in area agricultural pursuits.  John served a two-year term as Board President from December 2012 to December 2014 and is currently serving as Vice President. Mr. Largent’s current term is December 2018 – December 2022. 

Email: jrlargent@escalonusd.org

John Largent

Nick Caton 

Vice President                                                                                                                      Representing Area 3 - Van Allen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nicholas Caton attended local schools and is a graduate from EHS. His wife Kimberly and four of six of their children are also EHS graduate with two younger children that are enrolled in Escalon School District. An active community member who was raised in Escalon, Nick is employed as a local REaltor and an area farmer. He joined the Board of Trustees in December of 2016 succeeding Amy Bavaro in Area 3 and is currently service as Vice President. Mr. Caton's current term is December 2016 - December 2020.  

Email: ncaton@escalonusd.org

Nick Caton

Kate Powell

Clerk
Representing Area 2 – Farmington 

Kate grew up in a small farming community in Colusa County. She moved to Escalon in 2003 after she finished Modesto Junior College with a child development degree along with a dental assistant degree. She married her husband Everett Powell who grew up in Escalon School District. They have three children, two of which attend Van Allen Elementary. She is an active member of the community along with working part-time in a dental office. Mrs. Powell's current term  is December 2018 - December 2022.

Email: kpowell@escalonusd.org

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Member
Representing Area 1 – Collegeville

Richard attended local local elementary schools and graduated from Escalon High School.  After Escalon High School, he continued his education, graduating from CSU Chico.  He now resides on his family’s farm where he works with his father, Grant, farming a variety of crops. Richard began serving on the board in December 2010, succeeding Phil Brumley. Richard completed a two-year term as the Board President in December 2016. Mr. Thompson’s current term is December 2018 – December 2022. 

Email: rthompson@escalonusd.org

 

Vacant

Member
Representing Area 4 – Dent Rural 

 

 

 

Ella MacKinnon

Ella MacKinnon

Student Board Representative

Ella has been part of the Escalon school district since kindergarten. She is currently a Senior at Escalon High School and will be graduating in May of 2021. At Escalon High she has been active in ASB, music, art and has been on the Varsity Girls Golf team for the past three years. Ella is a scholar athlete, member of Block E, and this year she is the ASB Vice-President. After graduation she plans to attend a four year university to study art education.