Thomas D. Rushin is an Arizona native with 44 years of experience in the field of education. He has been a teacher, coach, principal, associate superintendent and retired in 2008 as Superintendent of Yuma Elementary School District in Yuma, Arizona. He has led school district planning committees, bond elections campaigns, developed building programs, developed educational specifications, and worked with a variety of architectural firms through all phases of building design and construction. His passion for improving learning environments for students lead him to use his leadership skills and prior experience to plan schools that meet the needs of all students in the twenty-first century. School Construction Representative. Term expires January 2018. To communicate with this board member, send an email to [email protected].