JAY supervises Transportation, Nutrition Services/Warehouse, Maintenance/Operations, Capital Projects/Facilities, and Security in the Renton School District. Jay joined the Renton School District in 1983, as the Vocational Supervisor/Director, assigned to the Renton Technical Institute (later renamed Renton Technical College), which was part of the Renton School District at that time. He worked in this capacity until 1991 when he became the Director of Career and Life Skills Education, as well as Principal at Sartori Education Center. In 2013, Jay was promoted to Executive Director responsible for Transportation and Career and Technical Education. Jay has been very active in the Renton community through his involvement in Renton Rotary, Renton Chamber of Commerce, and Communities in Schools of Renton. He has also represented the Renton School District and Washington State on a variety of state and national task forces and councils related to the development of program standards, teacher certification, and program articulation. He was selected as Renton Citizen of the Year in 2015 for his unwavering dedication to the Renton Community.