Jeff Conklin, his wife Joella, and their family live in the EUSD district. Their triplets attended Excelsior and Olympus Jr. High where the children got great educations and had very positive experiences. Mr. Conklin has extensive experience in senior leadership roles for health care systems and physician organizations. He earned his Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science at Cal Poly Pomona. He has served on numerous Not-For-Profit boards and is committed to serving the community. Jeff and Joella enjoy traveling, participating in their children’s sports activities and volunteering in various community-based organizations.
Melissa F. MacDonald, Ph.D.
Tyler M. Holt, DDS, MS
Ms. Nash’s career has included serving as Corporate Counsel to McClatchy Publishing and General Counsel and Assistant to the Publisher to News & Review Publishing.
After having four children in 20 months (including a set of triplets), Ms. Nash decided to stay closer to home, serving as General Counsel to Professional Educational Services, LP. She then moved to private practice in Roseville where her practice focused on representing businesses in employment, contract and tax matters.
Ms. Nash retired from the full-time practice of law in 2018 to focus on her true passion, public education. Ms. Nash served for over 10 years as a member of the Board of Directors of the Eureka Schools Foundation (ESF), including a stint as president. ESF raises funds for the Eureka Union School District. In 2012, Ms. Nash was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Eureka Union School District. In 2013, she was elected to the Delegate Assembly of the California School Boards Association (CSBA), a position she held until 2020 when she was elected to the CSBA Board of Directors. She currently served on both boards. With both of those positions, Ms. Nash focuses her time on improving public education at both the local and statewide level. She is a passionate advocate for public education, including ensuring adequate funding and serving the needs of all students in the state. In 2021, Ms. Nash was also appointed to serve on the California Commission on State Mandates.
Ms. Nash's other focuses involve serving young people. In 2010, Ms. Nash co-founded of the Roseville Theater Arts Association, a non-profit community theater whose focus is on children aged 4 through 19. She continues to serve on their Board of Directors. Ms. Nash lives in Granite Bay, California with her husband Steve. All four of her daughters are in college. In her free time, Ms. Nash enjoys travel – especially to Napa and other winegrowing regions of the nation and world -- reading and watching murder mysteries and is a collector of fine wine.