About Our School

White Pine is proud to have an outstanding Administrative Staff.  To find out a little about each of our administration please click on their names below.

Mrs. Diana Gill

Mrs. Diana Gill, Principal

Phone: 208-878-6632

Email: gildiana@cassiaschools.org

Mrs. Gill has been in administration at White Pine since 2017.  Prior to that, she taught for 25 years in Cassia County at various schools.
Mrs. Gill has been married to Robert for 35 years. They have two grown daughters, Sydney and Jessica, and a grandson, Jaxon.   Mrs. Gill enjoys hiking, traveling, and reading mysteries.  She loves kids and is so fortunate to get to spend every day with the best in Burley!

Esther Kopenick

Mrs. Esther Kopenick, Student Attendance Secretary

Phone: 208-878-6632

Email: kopesthe@cassiaschools.org

Lupe Ornelas

Mrs. Guadalupe Ornelas, Financial Secretary

Phone: 208-878-6632

Email: ornguada@cassiaschools.org

Mrs. Jacoby Sneddon

Mrs. Jacoby Sneddon, Vice Principal

Phone: 208-878-6632

Email: snejacob@cassiaschools.org

Mrs. Sneddon is passionate about the success of all kids and loves the rewards of being able to connect with, and inspire children to believe in themselves. Mrs. Sneddon loves being at White Pine Elementary and feels that White Pine has the BEST students and staff in the district. Mrs. Sneddon has been at White Pine since 2019. Mrs. Sneddon hopes to provoke a passion and love for learning in all students and staff by providing support and setting an example just as the exemplary leaders have throughout her career.

Mrs. Sneddon is married to her husband Randy, and together they have two daughters Kaylie and Kynlei, a son-in-law Chris, and two adorable grandsons. Mrs. Sneddon is the owner and handler of our two school therapy dogs Selly and Whittie.

A couple of quotes that best describe Mrs. Sneddon include: "If life has to be so serious, you may as well have fun making it that way" and her favorite, most inspirational quote to live by is "Never give up, whoever thought caterpillars would fly?".