Trisha Smith came to the Chehalis School District in July of 2012 as the principal of R.E. Bennett Elementary and is now the Director of Teaching and Learning for Chehalis School District. Trisha graduated from Washington State University in 1986. While at WSU, Trisha majored in Elementary Education and a minor in Social Studies. Trisha earned his M.A. in School Administration from Heritage College in 2000. Brett enjoys spending time with his family and friends, enjoys sports and traveling.
Brenda has spent 23 years in education. She started her teaching career as the self- management teacher for grades K-6 for the Chehalis/ Centralia Special Education Cooperative. She was previously a 4th grade teacher in Centralia and a Special Education Teacher at Chehalis Middle School. She served as a Special Education Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) in Tumwater School District and was Tumwater’s Supervisor of Special Education. She served as the Assistant Director of Special Education for the Chehalis/ Centralia Special Education Cooperative. She has been an Assistant Principal at Cascade and R.E. Bennett and beginning in fall 2018 will be at James W. Lintott Elementary.
She enjoys traveling, photography, and spending time with family.
Rick Goble came to the Chehalis School District in 2014. Prior to his time here in Chehalis, he has served as a teacher, coach, athletic director, high school principal and district office program supervisor. Rick graduated from Central Washington University in 1998. While at CWU, Rick majored in History and received a minor in Physical Education. Rick earned his Master of Education degree from Regent University in 2002, his Principal Certification in 2007 and his Superintendent certification in 2013, both from Seattle Pacific University. Rick enjoys hiking, camping, photography and spending time with his family.