SCHOOL BOARD

The White Salmon Valley School Board plays a crucial role in maintaining the standards of educational excellence for the community. The board believes that involved and informed parents and citizens are vital to the district's success. The district is governed by a five-member elected board, whose primary function is to establish policies, set educational standards and goals, review all phases of the district's instructional programs and to oversee financial, property and facilities needs of the district.

Current Board members

District

1

2

3

4

5

Board Member

Term Expires

2023

2023

2021

2023

2021

The White Salmon Valley District is divided into 5 different districts, shown on the district boundary map below. Board members must reside in their geographic area, though are elected by voters throughout the entire school district.
Board of Director Boundaries

What does the Board do? The directors play a crucial role in maintaining the standards of educational excellence for the community and know the importance of keeping the community informed about activities of the Board and of the District schools.

The Board's responsibilities include the formation and adoption of policies consistent with state and federal law and with the considered interest of students, staff and community. Other board activities include securing money for operational needs, authorizing major expenditures, authorizing the purchase or sale of school property, giving final authority to the hiring and discharge of personnel, setting educational standards and goals, reviewing and evaluating all phases of the district's instructional programs and other operations, and expressing and representing the views of the community.

Existing district policies are available online.

The Board appoints the District's chief administrative officer, the superintendent. The members of the Board serve without compensation.

Contacting the Board Correspondence to the Board of Education can be addressed to:

Administration Office
White Salmon Valley School District 405-17
P.O. Box 157
White Salmon, WA 98672

Board Meetings

School Board Meetings are generally held the fourth Thursday of each month. Meetings begin at 7 pm. When scheduled, Board Work/Study Sessions will be held from 6pm-7pm prior to the meetings.

Scheduled meeting dates and locations for the 2021-2022 school year are shown below.


AUGUST 26, 2021 -- WHITSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYMNASIUM -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, AGENDA-UPDATED, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, BOARD MEETING AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK LINK TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM-- STUDY SESSION 6:00 P.M./ BOARD MEETING 7:00 P.M.

**OCTOBER, 11, 2021 -- REMOTE LOCATION, ZOOM ONLY -- SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA & MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

OCTOBER 28, 2021 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

*NOVEMBER 18, 2021 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

*DECEMBER 16, 2021 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JANUARY 27, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

FEBRUARY 24, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

MARCH 24, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

APRIL 28, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

MAY 26, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JUNE 23, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JULY 28, 2022 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY -- BOARD DOCUMENTS, WORK/STUDY SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT, AGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

*Held on alternate Thursday due to holidays.
**Special Board Meeting

Approved 07/22/2021

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Prior Year Information

2020-2021

AUGUST 27, 2020 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTESCLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDA, MINUTESCLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

OCTOBER 22, 2020 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDA, MINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**NOVEMBER 23, 2020 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTESCLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

*DECEMBER 17, 2020 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTESCLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**JANUARY 11, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENTMINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JANUARY 28, 2021 --Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTESCLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**FEBRUARY 8, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDA, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**FEBRUARY 27, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

** MARCH 2, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**MARCH 17, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

MARCH 25, 2021--COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and Remote location via ZOOM--BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**APRIL 1, 2021 -- Remote location ZOOM only-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**APRIL 13, 2021-- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and remote location via ZOOM-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**APRIL 22, 2021-- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and remote location via ZOOM-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

CANCELED** APRIL 23, 2021-- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and remote location via ZOOM-- ANNOUNCEMENT.

*APRIL 29, 2021 -- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and Remote location via ZOOM-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

MAY 27, 2021- COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY and Remote location via ZOOM-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JUNE 24, 2021 --COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

JULY 22, 2021 --HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER-- BOARD DOCUMENTSAGENDAMINUTES. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**JULY 29, 2021 -- HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER-- AGENDA, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

**AUGUST 4, 2021 -- HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER-- ANNOUNCEMENT, MINUTES, CLICK HERE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM.

*Held on alternate Thursday due to holidays.
**Special Board Meeting

Approved 07/23/2020