Board of Education

  • Jeff Swanty

    Director District A

    Term Expires November 2019

    Jeff Swanty, Secretary
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970-290-0923
    jeff.swanty@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Big Thompson
    Ponderosa
    Van Buren
    Bill Reed
    Ferguson HS
    Loveland HS

    Jeff Swanty was elected to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District A in November 2015. Jeff is a US Navy Veteran serving from 1969-1973. He received his Bachelors of Science from Arizona State University and has his Chartered Financial Consultant Designation from American University. Jeff has been with Allstate Insurance for 36 years and currently owns and operates a local insurance agency. Jeff is committed to serving his local community. As a past TSD Board of Education member from 2003-2006, he is also an elected board member of the Loveland Rural Fire Protection District, Chairman of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority and Governor appointed Commissioner of the 8th Judicial Nominating Committee. As a BOE Director, Jeff hopes to help the district in attracting and keeping the very best teachers and staff while providing all students the opportunity of choice in their education including those who are not college bound.


    Bryce Carlson

    Director District B

    Term Expires 2017

    Bryce Carlson
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970 744-0247
    bryce.carlson@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Centennial
    Coyote Ridge
    Edmondson
    Lincoln
    Lucile Erwin MS
    Ferguson HS

    Bryce Carlson was elected to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District B seat in November 2013. Mr. Carlson is one of the founding pastors of Foundations Church in Loveland where he works specifically in the area of music and worship. He received his degree from Chicago's North Park University prior to moving to Colorado in 2005. With two children who will soon be entering Thompson schools, Mr. Carlson intends to continually improve student achievement, champion teachers and employees, and advocate for school choice throughout the district.


    Marc Seter

    Director District C

    Term Expires 2019

    Marc Seter
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970 613-5013
    marc.seter@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Cottonwood Plains
    Stansberry
    Conrad Ball MS
    Lucile Erwin MS
    Loveland HS
    Mountain View HS

    Marc Seter was appointed to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District C in October 2017. A Colorado native, Marc played baritone & trombone in the marching bands at Broomfield's public schools then at CSU, where he attended College of Engineering. His professional software career of twenty-two years includes creating Internet technologies, developing fiduciary accounting software, serving as CTO, and owning & operating his own software business. He and his wife choiced into the Thompson School District and have children at Mary Blair and Conrad Ball. Marc is dedicated to ensuring that our students all get the opportunity to receive an outstanding education, and that our teachers get the resources they need to deliver it.


    Pam Howard

    Director District D

    Term Expires 2019

    Pam Howard, Vice President
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970 663-4101
    pam.howard@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Carrie Martin
    Namaqua
    Turner MS
    Walt Clark MS
    Berthoud HS
    Thompson Valley HS

    Pam Howard was appointed to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District D seat in October 2013. Mrs. Howard is a 25 year resident of Loveland, and all three of her children have attended District schools. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University and began her career as a high school English teacher. Upon moving to Colorado with her husband, she taught English at Aims Community College campuses. Mrs. Howard has volunteered on numerous boards and commissions for Larimer County, the City of Loveland and the Thompson School District. Most recently she served on the Thompson Valley High School School Accountability Committee, and the District Budget Proposal Team. She strongly believes that all students deserve the chance to achieve and succeed and that public education is their key to a successful future.


    Lori Hvizda Ward

    Director District E

    Term Expires 2017

    Lori Hvizda Ward, President
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970 663-3518
    lori.hvizdaward@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    B.F. Kitchen
    Garfield
    Sarah Milner
    Truscott
    Walt Clark MS
    Thompson Valley HS

    Lori Hvizda Ward was elected to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District E seat in November 2013. She and her husband Ken, a software engineer, have lived in Loveland since 1987 and have three children who attend district schools. She holds a BA in psychology and English from Williams College. After 12 years in the insurance industry, her passion for education was ignited while serving on the Board of Directors at Loveland Preschool. Since then, she has volunteered thousands of hours in district schools, serving as PTA President and SAC Chair, as well as on the district Budget Proposal Team and Talent Development Services Advisory Council. She is dedicated to ensuring a quality public education for all students in Thompson schools.


    Carl Langner

    Director District F

    Term Expires 2017

    Carl Langner
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970 663-6464
    carl.langner@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Monroe
    High Plains
    Mary Blair
    Winona
    Bill Reed MS
    Conrad Ball MS
    Mountain View HS

    Carl Langner was elected to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District F seat in November 2013. Dr. Langer is a retired engineer having specialized for more than 40 years in the design and construction of offshore pipelines. He holds a Ph.D. degree in engineering mechanics and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Carl and his wife Ann, a former elementary school teacher, have two daughters and four grandchildren. Together Carl and Ann taught children's Sunday School for more than 20 years. As a board member Carl will strive to improve student achievement, particularly in English and Math, through focus on teacher motivation and curricula that will assure student success in life.


    Dave Levy

    Director District G

    Term Expires 2019

    Dave Levy
    800 S. Taft Ave.
    Loveland, CO 80537
    970-342-5612
    dave.levy@thompsonschools.org

    Schools
    Berthoud
    Ivy Stockwell
    Turner MS
    Berthoud HS
    Ferguson HS

    Dave Levy was elected to the Thompson School District Board of Education Director District G in November 2015. Dave is a registered Professional Engineer in several states and spent his professional career working on large public works projects in both rail transit and highways. Dave received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Cooper Union and his two children graduated from Berthoud High School. Dave developed the transit design for Denver Union Station which was completed on time and under budget. Dave intends to bring his management and budget control experience to the Board to benefit the District.


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