Director Belisle was elected to the Portland Public Schools Board in 2011 and served two years as Board Co-Chair. He taught elementary music and worked in the private sector as an operations manager. Over the past decade he has been in non-profit management focused on community involvement and program development. Director Belisle currently works with Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN Schools) at Multnomah County and is a member of AFSCME Local 88.
Director Belisle served as site council chair, is a PTA member, and regularly volunteers in his daughter's school and lives in SE Portland with his wife, Amie, and two daughters, both of whom attend Portland Public Schools.