ESD 112 seeks applicants for Regional Committee on School District Organization

The Board of Directors of Educational Service District 112 is seeking applications from interested candidates to fill a vacant position on the Regional Committee on School District Organization.

 

The position to be filled is for District No. 2, which includes the following school districts:

Ocean Beach, Naselle-Grays River Valley, Wahkiakum, Longview, Castle Rock, Toutle Lake, and parts of Kelso starting at the intersection of the northern school district boundary and Westside Highway; Southerly on Westside Highway to the first crossing of the school district boundary. Clockwise following school district boundary to the point of the beginning.

 

This Regional Committee position will serve the remaining two years of a four-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017 and ending Dec. 31, 2018.

 

The Regional Committee is a voluntary group of seven citizens representing six southwest Washington counties in Educational School District 112. The purpose of the Regional Committee is to make decisions regarding the boundaries, consolidation and dissolution of school districts, when the school districts cannot reach an agreement regarding the same, and to adjust school district assets and liabilities when changes in the boundaries are made.

 

To be eligible, interested applicants must be registered voters that reside in the district which they are applying to represent.

 

Interested applicants may confirm district residency or request an application packet by contacting Terri Tangalin-Piedra at (360) 952-3317 and providing their street address and voter precinct number. Completed application packets should be sent directly to: Educational Service District 112, Attention: Terri Tangalin-Piedra, 2500 NE 65th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98661, no later than 5 p.m., Jan. 31, 2017.

 

The following are not eligible and should not apply:

The superintendent of public instruction, a member of the State Board of Education, and educational service district superintendent, a member of a board of directors of a school district, a member of an educational service district board, a member of a governing board of either a private school or a private school district which conducts any grades kindergarten through twelve, officers appointed by any such governing board, and employees of a school district, an educational service district, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, a private school or a private school district.

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Joanna Nicole Yorke is a 2010 graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in political science. Yorke is a Clark County native, growing up on her family's 12-acre farm in La Center where her family still resides today. She was previously a reporter at The Reflector Newspaper, covering the city of Battle Ground, the Battle Ground School District and a variety of other areas and topics.

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