April 24th, 2014
Board Composition Overview

Board Composition Overview


16 Statutory Members
Members Selection Vote
Five members: three from western Washington and two from eastern Washington

Elected by local board members from school districts in western and eastern Washington

Full vote on all matters

One private school representative

Elected by the members of the state-approved private schools

Full vote on all matters

Superintendent of Public Instruction

(Statewide election to Superintendent position)

Full vote on all matters

Seven Members

Approved by the Governor

Full vote on all matters

Two high school students: one from western Washington and one from eastern Washington

Selected by the Washington Association of Student Councils

Non-voting members