Local school boards will elect state board member

OLYMPIA — Applications are being accepted from candidates for Western Region Position 4 on the state Board of Education.

The board member will be selected by a vote of school board members in 19 Western Washington counties. The state board is composed of 16 members.

Candidates must be residents of the region and cannot serve on a local or private school board or be employed and cannot be employed by a public or private school, college, university, educational service district, or the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. State board members may not concurrently serve on public or private school boards.

Information about board service is available through the state Board of Education office, (360) 725-6025, or via email at

Declarations of candidacy must be filed with the state superintendent’s office by 5 p.m., Aug. 31. Forms are available at; or by mail: Administrative Resource Services, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200. Call Wanda Griffin, (360) 725-6133.


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