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Renton School District

Renton Technology Coordinating Council

The role of RTCC

  • Assist in development and approve the District Technology Plan which guides district activities including expenditure of bond and general funds in support of technology.  
  • Consider, review and recommend policies and procedures related to technology use.  
  • Provide a forum for coordination of the activities of the technology subcommittees including:
    • Instructional Technology
    • Web Development,
    • Library Technology
    • Operations/Engineering
    • Administrative Technology
  • Assure that technology decisions maximize student performance and achievement.

Meeting Schedule & Minutes


  • May. 2020
  • Mar. 2020
  • Jan. 2020
  • Nov. 2019
  • Sept. 2019

All RTCC meetings are held in the KEC Board Room @ 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, unless otherwise noted.  


All RTCC meetings are held in the KEC Board Room at 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, unless otherwise noted.  


All RTCC meetings are held in the KEC Board Room at 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, unless otherwise noted.  


All RTCC meetings are held in the KEC Board Room at 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, unless otherwise noted.  

RTCC Membership and By-Laws


Name Area Represented Title Term Start Term End
Ellen Dorr, Chair Technology Services Chief Technology Officer 9/2018 xx/xxx
Rahman Abdul Technology Services End user Support Director 09/2018  
Kalisa Amparo Maplewood Heights Elementary Teacher 3rd/4th Discovery, TIS 09/2016  
Suzie Bradford Technology Services Field Support Specialist 12/2018  
Thomas Caudle Hazen high School Assistant Principal    
Mike Cruz Technology Services Systems Analyst 12/2018  
Bob Ettinger Technology Services Digital Learning Director 9/2018  
Colin Falk Lindbergh High School Assistant Principal 12/2018  
Barbara Folmer Technology Services District Web Coordinator 6/2008  
Jason Franklin Finance & Operations Exec. Director Business Services 9/2016  
Cathy Gonzalez Technology Services Systems Analyst 12/2018  
Ron Hansen City of Renton Network Systems Manager 4/2009  
Dr. Shannon Harvey Learning & Teaching Deputy Superintendent 11/2017  
Tom Howley Technology Services Infrastructure Director 9/2018  
Alisa Louie Board of Directors Director 11/2017  
Shari Mann Tiffany Park Elementary Teacher, 2nd Grade 4/2014  
Randy Matheson Community Relations Executive Director 9/2016  
Gioia Pitts Dimmitt Middle School Principal 12/2018  
Mark Sabo Career & Technical Education CTE Facilitator 12/2018  
Rachel Sherin Sierra Heights Elementary Librarian 12/2018  
Stewart Shusterman FOMC Construction Coordinator    
Dr. Fred Maiocco Finance & Operations Assistant Superintendent 9/2019  
Kevin Smith Career & Technical Education Director 11/2017  
Dr. Karen Soine Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Director 1/2016  
Kerrie Thornton Technology Services Assistant / Meeting Recorder 3/2019  



I. Name of Committee

The name of this Committee shall be the Renton Technology Coordinating Council.

II. Purpose of Committee

The role of the Renton Technology Coordinating Council is to assure that technology decisions
maximize student performance and achievement and business operations efficiency by:

  • providing a forum for gathering input from community and school stakeholders on technology goals and needs
  • assisting in development and approve recommendation of the District Technology Plan to the Board of Directors
    • The Technology Plan guides District activities including expenditure of bond and general funds in support of technology,
  • reviewing and recommending policies and procedures related to technology use

III. Relationship

The committee shall serve as an advisory group to the Renton School District.

IV. Membership

Section 1. Size, Composition and Representation

The Committee shall be comprised of 18 - 25 members representing staff and community members. The Office of the Superintendent/Designee will appoint members. Membership shall include:

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* Student subcommittee will be led by the Director of Instructional Technology, will meet separately and report to RTCC. Students are not voting members of RTCC.

Section 2.  Term of Office

The term of office shall be for three years beginning on September 1 and ending on August 31. Active members may be assigned to consecutive terms after a call new volunteers returns unanswered. Some positions will be continuing by virtue of their positions (i.e., CTO, Assistant Superintendents, Managers, Directors, etc.).

Section 3.  Voting

Recommendations of the committee shall ordinarily be by consensus. Sufficient consensus may be used when agreed upon by the group.

Section 4.  Resignation

Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the Chairperson.

Section 5.  Vacancy

Any vacancy on the Committee shall be filled for the remainder of the expired term through the Office of the Superintendent/Designee.

V. Offricers, Duties and Representation

Section 1. Chairperson[s]

The chairperson[s] shall be the Chief Technology Officer. The chairperson[s] or designee shall preside at all meetings, sign all communications of the committee and prepare meeting agendas.

Section 2. Steering Committee

A Steering Committee shall develop recommendations to the Committee for its consideration and possible action. The Steering Committee shall be composed of the Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Teaching, Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations, Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director of Career and Technical Education, Director of Instructional Technology, Manager of Customer Services, Manager of Technology Infrastructure, Director of Assessment and Student Information Services, Administrative Assistant Representative, and Business Representative.

Section 3. Secretary

The Chairperson[s] shall select a Committee secretary.
The secretary shall:

  • Ensure that all notices are given of the meetings.
  • Be custodian of the Committee's records including:
    • Record the minutes
    • Distribute the minutes
    • Amend the minutes as required by the Committee
    • Maintain a register of the address, e-mail address, and telephone number of each member of the Committee
    • Ensure all necessary duties for proper functioning of the Committee are completed according to the Committee consensus

VI. Meeting of the Committee

Section 1. Agenda

A tentative agenda for the next meeting will be established at the conclusion of each meeting. The final agenda shall be developed jointly by the Chairperson and the Steering Committee and shall be consistent with the purposes of the Committee.

Section 2.  Open Meetings

All meetings of the Committee shall be open to the public.

Section 3.  Place of Meetings

The committee shall hold its meetings in a facility designated and scheduled by the Renton School District.

Section 4.  Time and Dates

The time and dates of the meeting shall be established by the committee. At least five (5) meetings shall be held during the school year.

Section 5.  Minutes

The Secretary shall keep minutes of all meetings and provide copies [hard copy or electronic copy] to Committee members,to the Superintendent and to member of the Board of Directors.

Section 6.  Quorum

No vote shall be conducted unless a quorum is present. A quorum is a majority of formally assigned members at the time of the meeting.

Section 7.  Conduct of Meetings

All meetings of the committee shall be conducted in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order or in accordance with an appropriate adaptation thereof.

Section 8.  Staff

Staff members or others may be invited to attend and participate in presentations and as resource persons.

Section 9. Visitors

Appropriate time shall be provided at each meeting for others in attendance to present their views.

VII. Amendements

These by-laws are a condition for the operation of the Committee and shall be changed only through recommendation approved through the Office of the Superintendent.

Final Revision November 21, 2013.