POULSBO — You can meet and question candidates for North Kitsap School Board District 3 on July 16, 6:30 p.m. at Poulsbo City Hall.
The candidate forum is organized and presented by the League of Women Voters of Kitsap. The candidates: Ken Ames, Doug Prichard and Beth Worthington.The District 3 school board race is the only race on the Aug. 6 primary ballot. The two top vote-getters will advance to the Nov. 5 general election ballot.
Ames was appointed to the board Oct. 11 to complete Kathleen Dassel’s term. He has lived in Poulsbo since 2001; he previously lived in South Kitsap, where he served on the school board for eight years and the state Board of Education for one year. He works at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as a project planning engineer.
Prichard has lived in North Kitsap for 14 years. He is vice president of information systems at Bentall Kennedy, a real estate investment adviser. He said he has a background in budgets and project management.
Worthington has lived in Suquamish for 19 years. She is the head of an engineering department that is on contract with the Navy. She filed for appointment to the District 3 position in 2012; this is her first time running for elective office.