Board of Directors


Robert J. Wood - Vice-Chairman

Appointed to the Board on September 25, 2007; nominated and accepted the position of Vice-Chairman on May 18, 2010. Before being appointed to the Board of Directors for SECHD Mr. Wood served on the Board of Directors for the Springfield School District. Mr. Wood is still very active in his farming business. When not farming Bob enjoys camping, spending time with his wife Kim, their children and granddaughter.

Laura A. Raybon - Secretary/Treasurer

Elected to the Board in May 1990, nominated as and accepted the position of Secretary/Treasurer on May 19, 1992. Mrs. Raybon is retired from ranching certified Black Angus cattle. Laura enjoys quilting, singing in the church choir, her and husband Bill enjoy travelling, and spending time with their family, children, grandchildren, and friends.

Lyla Day - Director

Appointed to the Board on May 18, 2010. Mrs. Day retired from SECHD where she worked in the Business Office from July 20, 1981 - March, 31 2008. Mrs. Day and her husband Kenneth enjoy spending time with their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and fishing. Mrs. Day also enjoys gardening and quilting.

Ralph Bamber - Director

Appointed to the Board on May 17, 2016. Mr. Bamber is a retired Computer/Business/Math teacher (Springfield High School). Since retirement Mr. Bamber has stayed active with a rural mail route and as a minister. Mr. Bamber and his wife Vicki enjoy dining out with friends and travelling to see their children.

Jerry Houser - Chairman

Elected to the Board in 1986, nominated as Board Chairman on May 15, 1990 and has presided in that position ever since. Mr. Houser enjoys spending his retirement from farming, and most recently a 2nd retirement when his wife Nila also retired and closed her Flower Boutique Business. They now enjoy travelling to see their son and his family in Louisiana. When not travelling they spend time with their daughter, her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.