Office of the Superintendent
Dr. Lance Gibbon, Superintendent, 360.279.5008
Lance Gibbon took over the leadership of Oak Harbor Public Schools in 2013, after serving six years as assistant superintendent. Dr. Gibbon is the former principal of Fidalgo Elementary School in Anacortes and a former music teacher in the Lake Washington School District, where he also served as assistant principal and technology staff developer. He earned his doctorate in executive leadership and his superintendent credentials from Seattle Pacific University.
As a former professional musician and recording artist, Gibbon said he's passionate about the arts in schools and balancing the needs of every student. "We have to make sure every child has a school experience meeting academic, athletic and creative needs," he said. As Superintendent, Dr. Gibbon has made it clear that his focus will be first and foremost on student learning.
"This is our core function and mission and it is why most of us went into education - for the kids and helping them learn, Dr. Gibbon said. "My goal is to ensure we provide our students with the best education we can in order to prepare them for life beyond high school."
Dwight Lundstrom, Assistant Superintendent, 360.279.5006
Dwight Lundstrom was named the district’s Assistant Superintendent in 2019 after serving the last 15 years as Oak Harbor High School’s Principal. A native of Montana, Lundstrom has served in education for 31 years. Prior to being a principal, Lundstrom taught high school math.
Under Lundstrom's leadership, OHHS has seen all-time-on-time high school graduation rates of over 90%, national and international awards and successes, nearly $90 million in construction projects and much more. Dwight is a tireless advocate for students and their learning and is highly respected in our community. For his efforts, the district recognized him as the 2016 Administrator of the Year.
A graduate of Colorado State University in 1988, Lundstrom’s education career has spanned three states: two years in Hoxie, Kansas, eight years in Salida, Colo., and the remaining years on Whidbey Island. He returned to school and received his Masters of Education from Western Washington University in 2002 and his superintendent credentials in 2017 when he also interned in the district. One of the major aspects of his internship was seeing the district switch from two middle schools to one fifth and sixth-grade intermediate school and one seventh and eighth-grade middle school.