Six ESD 112 board members are up for re-election this fall – and all six incumbents plan to run for their current board seats.
The election is to fill four expired terms beginning January 2020 and ending January 2024 (Districts 1, 3, 5, and 7) and two unexpired terms beginning January 2020 and ending January 2022 (Districts 2 and 4).
Members up for re-election are:
- Dr. Richard Graham, who represents Director District 1, which includes Kalama, Green Mountain, Woodland, La Center, parts of Kelso and Battle Ground school districts. Graham was appointed to the ESD Board in 1997.
- Mark Hottowe, who represents Director District 2, which includes Castle Rock, Kelso (partial), Longview, Naselle-Grays River Valley, Ocean Beach, Toutle Lake, and Wahkiakum school districts. Hottowe was appointed to the ESD Board in 2019.
- Steve Wrightson, who represents Director District 3, which includes Hockinson, parts of Battle Ground and Evergreen school districts. Wrightson was appointed to the ESD Board in 2004.
- LeAnne Bremer, who represents Director District 4, which includes Ridgefield, and parts of Battle Ground and Vancouver school districts. Bremer was appointed to the ESD Board in 2019.
- Marilyn Koenninger, who represents Director District 5, which includes Vancouver School District. Koenninger was elected to the ESD Board in 1988.
- Ann Campbell, who represents Director District 7, which includes Camas, Gorge Districts and parts of Evergreen school districts. Campbell was elected to the ESD Board in 1995.
Other candidates wishing to run for the ESD 112 Board may obtain a form from the Administrative Resource Office, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, Washington, 98504-7200 (360.725.6132/Fax: 360.753.4201) – or download one from OSPI. Declarations of candidacy and optional Candidate Statements must be filed with the Administrative Resources Office September 1-16, 2019. Voting by ballot will take place October 1-16, 2019.
To be eligible for membership on an ESD Board, a candidate must be a registered voter and live in the ESD district for which the candidate files. ESD Board members serve a four-year term and are elected by the members of local school boards within each ESD.
ESD 112 Contact:
Amber Scott, Administrative Assistant to the Board of Directors, Educational Service District 112, 2500 NE 65th Avenue, 360-952-3317.