This will be a temporary appointment lasting until new board members are sworn in following the Nov. 7 general election
Ridgefield School District’s Board of Directors is now accepting applications to fill the District 5 Director vacancy. Zenia Bringhurst, School Board Director representing District 5 in the Ridgefield School District, has announced her resignation from the board after accepting an out-of-state job opportunity. Bringhurst has served on the school board since July 2020.
The Ridgefield School District now begins a search for highly qualified candidates to fill the vacant School Board Director position representing District 5. This will be a temporary appointment lasting until new board members are sworn in following the Nov. 7 general election.
Applications are available to download on the district’s website here. Applications are also available at the Superintendent’s Office, Ridgefield Administrative & Civic Center, 510 Pioneer Street in Ridgefield, Washington. Applications must be received in the Superintendent’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
The Ridgefield School District Board of Directors consists of five members. Each Director represents one of five geographic districts in which he or she resides.
District 5 boundaries are as follows:
- Starting at the intersection of I-5 and Pioneer St.
- Westerly on Pioneer St to S Royle Rd
- South on S Royle Rd to the 2020 Census Ridgefield city limits.
- Clockwise on the 2020 Census Ridgefield city limits to S 15th St.
- East on S 15th St to S Royle Rd.
- Southwest on S Royle Rd to Gee Crk.
- Meandering southeasterly on Gee Crk to NW 24th Ave.
- South on NW 24th Ave to NW Carty Rd.
- Northwest and south westerly on NW Carty Rd to S Hillhurst Rd.
- Northwest on S Hillhurst Rd to S 35th Pl
- Southerly on S 35th Pl to the northern border of Section 32, Township 04, Range 01E. West 1.46 miles, more or less, on said section line to Lake River.
- Northerly on Lake River to the Columbia River and the school district boundary. Counter-clockwise on the school district boundary to the southern crossing of I-5. North on I-5 to the point of the beginning.
The district reserves the right to extend the application deadline if necessary to obtain a sufficient number of applications.
The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Ridgefield School District. Directors must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Washington; be a resident and qualified voter in the school district; and reside in the director district which he or she represents.
Information provided by Ridgefield School District.
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