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School Board Members

Student Member - Nallely Uribe

Nallely Uribe

Student Board Representative






Student Member - Brianna Herrera

Brianna Herrera

Student Board Representative






Student Member - Yanetzi Gonzalez

Yanetzi Gonzalez
Student Board Representative





Member - Jack Foglesong

Jack Foglesong

Position 4

Term Expires 2023



Jack Foglesong was elected to the school board in 2019. He is a lifelong Quincy Valley resident who graduated from Quincy High School in 1976. In 1978, he received his A.A.S. (farm machinery), from Spokane Community College. He has spent over forty years, since 1979, working as a self-employed farmer. Jack has in-depth knowledge and insight of Quincy’s culture and an abundance of pride in the Quincy Valley and its public schools. His wife, Velma, graduated from Quincy High School in 1977; currently, she is a paraeducator at Quincy High School and has worked for Quincy School District since 2003. His son, Austin, also a graduate of Quincy High School, returned to Quincy in 2018 to begin work as an English teacher and enrichment specialist at Quincy High School.

Jack believes in giving back to his local community and has always supported his local community, including working as a volunteer firefighter for Grant County Fire District #3 for 29 years, a board member for Grant County Conservation District for 9 years, and a volunteer coach for Quincy High School Wrestling and Quincy Youth Wrestling for many years. Jack also served as a board member for the George Community Hall in George, WA for 14 years

Jack believes in transparency and it is one of the reasons why he decided to serve on the Quincy School Board. One of his main goals is to ensure that the public is always informed and kept up to date of what is happening in Quincy’s schools. Jack also wants to help Quincy School District work to improve the areas of school safety, school climate, and school pride. He is passionate about building a strong and successful learning environment for students and district staff, as students work toward Quincy’s Promise and achieving their preferred futures. Jack believes that the opportunities for Quincy’s students are truly unlimited and seeing many of these students return to Quincy after furthering their high school education is something to celebrate.

Vice President - Heather Folks-Lambert

Heather Folks-Lambert

Position 3 

Term Expires 2023



Heather brings extensive board knowledge as she has served on the American Herbal Products Association Board of Trustees as well as the Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She also brings with her expansive leadership qualities developed from her years working in managerial positions, most recently as Quality Assurance Manager at Amway/Nutrilite in Quincy.

Ms. Folks-Lambert has lived in Quincy for 10 years and has children who attend Quincy Schools. Ms. Folks-Lambert is committed to contributing to the community through our schools. "I feel strongly that children from every background in our community have access to resources and opportunities that will set them on a path to lifelong success.” 

President- Chris Baumgartner

Chris Baumgartner

Position 2  - President

Term Expires 2023



I am a 30 year resident of Quincy, born in Sunnyside, WA. and a graduate of Prosser High School. I currently own/operate a small farm and i am a third generation farm family member. My educational background includes a B.A. from 

Whitworth University (physical ed. major/political science minor) and a Masters of Education from Central Washington University. My wife Kaye is a retired Quincy elementary school counselor. Both my son and daughter attended and graduated from the Quincy School District.

My work history includes 15 years of high school physical education/health /social studies teaching. My athletic experience includes participation in interscholastic football, wrestling and track and intercollegiate football (4 yrs.) and wrestling (1yr.). My coaching career, extended beyond my teaching career, has spanned 35 years; coaching cross¬-country, football, wrestling and track & field of which 24 were as a head coach at both the high school and collegiate levels. 17 years of those coaching years were here at Quincy High School; 4 years as assistant football coach, 7 years as Head Cross-Country coach, one year as assistant track coach and 11 years as Head Track & Field Coach.

Outside of education, I have been a board member of the Washington State Hay Growers Association, serving 6 years as president. I am a founding member and past Vice­ President of Upper Grant County Habitat of Humanity, have been a council member and vice­ president at St. .Paul Lutheran Church and am currently on the executive council of the E. Wash.-Idaho Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

As your Board Member it is my focus to work collaboratively with my fellow Board Members, Superintendent and District Staff to assist all our students in reaching their greatest potential while being responsible and accountable to our community in that process.

Member - Tricia Lubach

Tricia Lubach

Position 1

Term Expires 2025




Tricia Lubach was elected to the board in 2005. She works in Leadership Development at WSSDA (Washington State School Directors’ Association) providing support and training to school boards across the state. Prior to her employment there, she served on WSSDA’s Legislative Committee and is a 2013 graduate of Leadership WSSDA. Tricia's interest in the school board grew out of her many hours volunteering in classrooms, serving on school committees and hiring panels, and being involved in the school district's strategic planning process.
Her previous professional background is in public relations and communications. Tricia grew up in Walla Walla and earned her B.A. in Business Administration at Washington State University. Her husband, Terry, is a third-generation farmer and Quincy native. Their son is a Quincy High School graduate currently attending the University of Washington, and their daughter is a student in the Quincy School District.

Member - Chad Lower

Photo of Chad Lower

Position 5 

Term Expires 2025

Chad Lower is a Central Washington University and University of Washington graduate and an accomplished pilot. Mr. Lower has worked for SkyWest Airlines and as a flight instructor for Big Bend Community College. As a member of the Quincy School District School Board, Mr. Lower would like to focus on supporting the district in their efforts to improve student achievement, be a sounding board and voice for our community at large, and help guide Quincy School District in our recovery from the pandemic. Chad currently lives in Quincy with his wife and children.