Each board position is elected by voters from the entire district for a four-year term
. That board member must live in the geographic district that is assigned their specific board seat. Those director districts
are established through the use of census data to determine an equitable distribution of board positions among the population. This system ensures representation on the board from all areas of the district. Despite the geographic distribution of the director seats, each member is elected by all voters and is responsible for the entire district. Community members may contact any member on the board.
The current board members and the areas they live in are:
Wondering what makes a great school board member? To learn about school board members, what they do and how to run for a school board position, the Washington State School Directors’ Association has put together a flyer with more information.