RSD Board Members


Warren Small

Elected to 1st term November, 2013

Warren moved to the slope in January of 1975 and has lived here since. He attended all 12 years of school in Royal.  After graduating, he worked on his family’s farm for many years.  Warren currently owns Fabtech Mfg. in Othello and builds custom farm and industrial equipment and parts. 

He is married to Cynthia Small and together they four children, all of whom attend Royal Schools. 

Warren’s interests include: designing and building new, or improved equipment, and cooking; particularly BBQ.

Robert "Bob" Murphy

Bob Murphy has experienced a successful career farming on the Royal Slope. He was raised near Royal City along with his 12 siblings. He started school in the first grade at Red Rock Elementary and continued on to graduate at Royal High School. Afterwards he attended Eastern Washington University and went on to become a farmer. He married a local girl, who also graduated from Royal High School, and together they have raised three children.

Murphy's interests include snowmobiling in the winter and learning the game of golf. He has previously served on many committees and boards, but decided to focus his attention toward the Royal School District. He has been a board member since 2003, and looks forward to serving in this capacity for several more years.

Murphy continues to reside and work on the Royal Slope.

Justin Brown

Elected to 1st term November, 2013.


Michael Noftle

Elected to 1st term November 2011.


Craig Janett

Elected to 3rd term November 2011.

Education: Graduate of RSD and a Graduate of WSU, Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Family: Married with 4 children.

Occupation: An Engineer for Manufacturers Representative Company and a Farmer.

Interests: Watching & working with my kids activities, outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, skiing, motorcycles, and snowmobiles.

Professional Items: Born and raised in Royal City, Degree from WSU, worked for Boeing Military Aircraft Co. and Westinghouse Hanford Company.