BG school board hopes for a new member with presence

first_imgBattle Ground school board President Steve Pagel and three colleagues will select a replacement for board member Karen Lehman on April 30 to serve through the end of Lehman’s term in December.That appointee may run for election this fall to a full four-year term, as may other qualified candidates.All standards and directions set by the board and Superintendent Shonny Bria are posted on the district website: must be registered voters and residents of District 2, within the Battle Ground school district boundary. That’s generally the area north of, and extending east of, central Battle Ground, from the East Fork of the Lewis River to as far south as Northeast 189th Street. (For maps, click on “School Board,” at left on district website.)An orientation for applicants will be April 14. Applications must be received by April 20.All candidates must sign a waiver releasing their résumés and related materials for public disclosure.For questions, call 360-885-5300.Battle Ground district leaders hope to soon fill the District 2 school board position abruptly vacated by 11-year veteran Karen Lehman, who resigned at the March 26 meeting.Applicants are being solicited, with April 30 the target date for an appointment. The person selected would need to run for election this year if he or she wishes to retain the seat for a new, four-year term.last_img read more