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Five Board positions are filled through elections by members of Washington state public school boards of directors. Two elected members must be from eastern Washington and three from western Washington. 

Elections are administered by the Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA) on their website: SBE Elections.

SBE Welcomes New Members

The State Board of Education (SBE) welcomes Mary Fertakis, M.Ed., and Jan Brown to the Board following this past fall’s election. Mary will represent Western Washington (region 3), and Jan will be the Board’s new Private Schools representative. MJ Bolt (SBE Vice Chair) ran uncontested and will continue to represent Eastern Washington (region 1).