Board of Directors

Ms. Susan Fortin
District 1
Morton, Mossyrock, Onalaska, Rainier, Tenino, Toledo, White Pass, and Yelm
Susan recently retired from the Association of Washington School Principals, where she had worked since 1991 — most recently as AWSP’s Director of Student Leadership.
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Mr. Don Rash, Chair
District 2
Adna, Boistfort, Centralia, Chehalis, Evaline, Napavine, Pe Ell, Winlock, and Rochester
Don was a principal in Chehalis and served ten years on the executive staff of the Association of Washington School Principals.
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Dr. Dale McDaniel
District 3
Elma, Grapeview, Hood Canal, Mary M. Knight, McCleary, Montesano, Pioneer, Satsop, Shelton, and Southside
Dale spent 45 years in public education. His doctoral degree specialized in at-risk students and programs that reduced truancy to increase graduation rates.
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Dr. Al Cohen
District 4
Griffin and Olympia
Al was superintendent in Olympia and is currently a consultant at the superintendent search firm McPherson and Jacobson, LLC.
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Mr. Bill Williams
District 5
North Thurston A
Bill is a retired Senior Assistant Attorney General, past president of WSSDA, and former executive director of the Washington State PTA.
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Dr. Harry Carthum
District 6
Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, Hoquiam, North Beach, North River, Oakville, Ocosta, Quinault, Raymond, South Bend, Taholah, Willapa Valley, and Wishkah Valley
Harry is a former superintendent of Griffin School District.
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Mr. Allen Jones, Past Chair
District 7
North Thurston B and Tumwater
Allen, currently employed part-time as a school business consultant and university instructor, has an extensive background in education; particularly in the area of finance.
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Meeting Schedule

Regularly scheduled Board of Directors’ meetings occur the 2nd Wednesday of the month except where indicated. Meetings begin at noon at the agency unless noted otherwise.

2019–20

  • August 14
  • September 11 – Work session 9:00 am, Meeting 12:00 noon
  • October 10
  • November 13
  • December 11
  • January 8 – Work session 9:00 am, Meeting 12:00 noon
  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted at least 24 hours before the meeting.

Minutes are posted after they are approved at the subsequent meeting.

Policies & Procedures

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