Kaleana Wright, Administrative Coordinator

Abigail Thompson, Board Member

Leo retired after teaching and coaching in Lincoln County Schools for 30 years. Currently, he serves as a mentor for first and second-year teachers in the R-III district. He has been married to his wife Renee for 35 years, and they are proud parents of 3 TBHS graduates.

Sierra is a graduate of Troy Buchanan High School and has lived in Troy her whole life. She is a local Realtor at Reed Realty Group - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties. Sierra enjoys being involved within the community and supporting the school district.​​

After graduating with a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting, Lisa started her career as a Certified Public Accountant at Deloitte & Touche.  She has spent almost 30 years in various leadership roles with Domino's Pizza in finance, accounting, project management and supply chain operations. She lives in Troy with her husband, Gary, and their daughter, Alissa, who is an R-III student.  Gary and their older daughter, Hannah, are alumni of Troy Buchanan High School. Lisa has a passion for making a difference and being involved in our community.

Nikki is a graduate of Troy Buchanan High School and has lived in Troy since 8th grade. She and her husband have five kids between them, four are Troy graduates and one is currently a student. Nikki works as a mortgage loan officer at U.S. Bank in Troy.  She loves being involved with and helping support the community and school district.  

 2022-23 Board Members

Aaron Martin, Board Member

Abigail is a 2015 graduate from TBHS and a lifelong resident of Troy. She is the Branch Manager at the People's Bank & Trust Troy Square location. Abigail is excited about supporting the students and teachers in the LCR3 School District and is looking forward to being more involved with the community. ​​

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Kara and her husband Ryan have lived in Lincoln County since 2014.  Kara and Ryan have three daughters.  They initially moved to the area for Ryan's job as a teacher/coach for Troy Buchanan HS.  Kara worked with special education children in Troy R-III for three years prior to her current career as a Real Estate Agent for Black & Associates.  She is the local director at large for the East Central Board of Realtors, and while Troy R-III is not her alma mater she is a proud Trojan fan!

Leo Pagano, Secretary

Sierra Reed, Board Member

Aaron is a lifelong Troy resident, graduating from Troy Buchanan High School in 2004. He and his wife Ruby live in Troy with their two kids. Aaron, along with his brother, own and operate Martin General Contracting. He enjoys being involved in his kids' sporting events and coaches Junior Trojan Football.  Aaron is looking forward to being more involved in the community he grew up in and helping the foundation excel however he can.

Lisa Briggs, Treasurer

Nikki Ford, Board Member

Chad is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia with a Bachelor’s in Business and a Master’s in Business and Marketing Education and is the Director of Quality for PAULO. He and his wife Marissa are the proud parents of six current Lincoln County R3 students across four schools. His passion is working to better the community and allow all students the opportunity for success. He is a dedicated member of Sacred Heart Parish and Knights of Columbus, Hawk Point Elementary PTO Past President, TBHS Show Choir parent assistant, R3 Education Foundation Grant Review committee, soccer/baseball coach and official. His goal is to grow the Foundation’s outreach to increase support for all district staff and students.

Kara Nesbitt, Board Member

Chad Simpson, Board Member

Kaleana has over 20 years experience as an Administrative Assistant.  She enjoys planning and promoting events and giving back to the community.  Kaleana and her husband Andrew reside in Lincoln County along with their two children.  

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