Tumwater School District opens nominations and applications for District 3 director vacancy


The Tumwater School District (TSD) Board of Directors (BOD) is seeking interested applicants and nominees for the Director of District 3 position due to Scott Killough's recent resignation.

Killough is transferring to a condominium in Olympia, putting him under the Olympia School District coverage.

The BOD is taking nominations and applications to fill this position until the next election cycle 2025. 

Individuals interested in nominating someone or applying are directed to pick up the appropriate forms at the TSD Office at 621 Linwood Avenue SW Tumwater, WA 98512, or download them through the district’s webpage.

Nomination forms must be submitted to the Superintendent's Office through Becky Parsons on July 12, 2024, at 4 p.m. Application packets are due later at the same office on July 26, 2024, at 4 p.m.

Applicants are asked to provide a brief biographical sketch of their background and experiences relevant to the Tumwater School District and community.

Applicants will also be asked to describe the district’s major strengths and challenges from their perspective.

The description of the role’s coverage in the official announcement is as follows:

  • Starting at the intersection of the northeastern school district boundary and Henderson Blvd SE
  • Southerly on Henderson Blvd to Hwy 99 SE
  • Southeast on Hwy 99 SE to the north/south centerline of Section 13, Township 17, Range 02W
  • South on the said centerline to 93rd Ave SE
  • West on 93rd Ave SE to Hart Rd SE
  • South on Hart Rd SE to 100th Ave SE
  • West on 100th Ave SE to Tilley Rd S
  • South on Tilley Rd S to Salmon Creek
  • Westerly on Salmon Creek to I-5
  • Northerly on I-5 to Israel Rd SW
  • West on Israel Rd SW to Littlerock Rd SW
  • Northwest on Littlerock Rd SW to the southernmost point of the 2020 Census Block 530670109202009
  • Northwest on the southern border of said block to the 2020 Census Block 530670109201014
  • Clockwise on the said block to Schoth St SW
  • Easterly and northerly on Schoth St SW to Trosper Rd SW
  • East on Trosper Rd SW to I-5
  • Northerly on I-5 the school district boundary
  • Clockwise on the school district boundary to the point of the beginning

Interested applicants are welcome and encouraged to contact Becky Parsons at 360-709-7007 to schedule an orientation meeting with Superintendent Kevin Bogatin.

The official announcement of the vacancy can be seen here.


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