November ballot will include two SKSD School Board Director positions
On November 5, 2013, school boards across the state will ask citizens to vote on school board director positions. All seats are four-year terms. The South Kitsap School District will have two seats up for election (indicated below in bold). Members of the 2013-14 SKSD Board of Directors are:
Declarations of candidacy may be filed through the Kitsap County Auditor’s Election Office from May 13 through May 17. Candidate filings sent by mail cannot be accepted before April 29 or later than 5:00 p.m. on May 17. To be eligible, a candidate must be a registered voter and a resident of the director area he or she files.
For more information on filing, prospective candidates may visit www.kitsapgov.com/aud/elections.htm.
School Boards are responsible for working with district administrators to set the district’s overall direction. The Washington State School Directors Association divides the board responsibilities into four major areas:
For more information on the responsibilities of school board directors, visit www.wssda.org. Select “For School Board Candidates” under the “Resources” link.
The City of Port Orchard will be hosting a workshop for individuals interested in running for public office on Thursday, May 9. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers at the Port Orchard City Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Last Modified on April 24, 2013