The Washington State School Directors’ Association will conduct an election in October for board positions in the state’s nine Educational Service Districts (ESD).

Four ESD 112 board members are up for election this fall for Districts 1, 3, 5, and 7. New terms begin January 2024 and end January 2028. ESD board members are voted upon by school board directors who will cast their votes in October 2023.

Members up for election are:

  • Susan Barker, who represents District 1, which includes Green Mountain, La Center, Kalama, and Woodland School Districts, and parts of Battle Ground and Kelso School Districts. Barker was appointed to the ESD 112 board in February 2023.
  • Heidi Rosenberg, who represents District 3, which includes Hockinson School District, and parts of Battle Ground and Evergreen School Districts. Rosenberg was appointed to the ESD 112 board in May 2022.
  • Nancy Miller, who represents District 5, which includes parts of Vancouver and Evergreen School Districts. Miller was appointed to the ESD 112 board in October 2022.
  • Kevin Davis, who represents District 7, which includes Roosevelt, Wishram, Centerville, Klickitat, Glenwood, Trout Lake, Lyle, White Salmon Valley, Mill A, Stevenson-Carson, Skamania, Washougal, Mount Pleasant, and Camas School Districts: as well as parts of the Evergreen School District. Davis was appointed to the ESD 112 board in March 2022.

All four incumbents plan to run for their current board seat.

To be eligible to serve on the board of directors for an Educational Service District (ESD), a candidate must be a registered voter and live in the ESD and director district for which the candidate files. The person elected to an ESD board cannot concurrently serve as a member of an ESD board and as an employee of a school district, or as a member of a board of directors of a public school district, or as a member of the State Board of Education.

For ESD 112 director district boundary information, please visit to view a searchable map.

For over 50 years, ESD 112 has provided essential services to 30 public school districts in SW Washington through over 300 programs and services. Working collectively with school and community partners, ESD 112 brings equity and opportunity to students of SW Washington and beyond. ESD 112 is one of nine educational service districts in Washington state.

Interested candidates must file a candidacy declaration between Sept. 1 and Sept. 16, through the WSSDA website at

Those interested in filing a candidacy should contact Superintendent Tim Merlino for more information at 360-952-3318. For general questions, please contact Sara Moore, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Directors, at