Meet our School Board

Mr. Larry Petersen

Director District 1
Term: 2019 – 2023

Mr. Petersen is retired. He is a former employee of Virgil R. Lee Insurance.

Mr. Alan Browning

Director District 2
Term: 2019 – 2023

Mr. Browning was the owner of Postnet Centralia from 2010 to 2019 with a background in business management.

Mrs. Kelsi Hamilton

Director District 3
Term: 2021 – 2025

Mrs. Hamilton is the Director of Compliance and Legislative Affairs at Dynamic Collectors, Inc.

Mrs. Colleen State

Director District 4
Term: 2021 – 2025

Mrs. State is a retired educator.

Mr. J Vander Stoep

Director District 5
Term: 2019 – 2023

Mr. Vander Stoep is a local attorney.

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Notice of School Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of Chehalis School District No. 302 will hold a Regular School Board meeting on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.  More information pertaining to this meeting will be posted closer to the meeting date.  




People with health conditions or impairments may contact the Superintendent’s Office (360) 807-7200 at least 48 hours in advance so that arrangements may be made for participation in the Work Session.

*Special Meeting due to change in date/time of regularly scheduled meeting.

If you wish to make a public comment, please read below for instructions.   If you wish to participate via Zoom, please click the Zoom button to join.

Board Meeting Schedule for 2023-2024

  • September 12, 2023  at 6:30 pm

  • October 17, 2023  at 6:30 pm

  • November 21, 2023  at 6:30 pm

  • December 12, 2023  at 6:30 pm

  • January 16, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • February 20, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • March 19, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • April 16, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • May 21, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • June 18, 2024 at 6:30 pm

  • July 16, 2024 at 10:00 am

  • August 20, 2024 at 10:00 am

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**Zoom Link will be updated here prior to the upcoming board meeting

Public Board Meeting Notice

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 Making a Public Comment at a School Board Meeting

If you are in-person and wish to make public comment, please fill out the public comment card and put it in the public comment box.  These cards will be accepted up until the public comment item on the agenda.  If you wish to make a comment after this agenda item has begun, you may submit your comment in writing.  Each speaker is allowed three (3) minutes and will share their comments at the podium.  Please know that the board will not respond to your comment.  The board’s silence will not signal agreement or endorsement of the speaker’s remarks.  The board may ask, if appropriate, for a district administrator to follow up with you regarding your comment.  The board president may interrupt a speaker especially if they go beyond the time limit.  The board will stop public comment that is uncivil as described in Board Policy 1400.

If you are on zoom, please refer to the directions in the chat box regarding signing up for public comment.

2022-2023 School Year Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Meeting Minutes and Agenda Archives