Meet our School Board

Mr. Larry Petersen

Director District 1
Served since 2020
Term expires 2024

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

Mr. Alan Browning

Director District 2
Served since 2021
Term expires 2025

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

Mrs. Kelsi Hamilton

Director District 3
Served since 2021
Term expires 2025

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

Mrs. Colleen State

Director District 4
Served since 2011
Term expires 2025

Mrs. State is a retired educator.

Mr. J Vander Stoep

Director District 5
Served since 2020
Term expires 2024

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 next board meeting will be December 13.  More information to come.  Thank you.


Board Meeting Schedule for 2022-2023

  • September 20, 2022  at 6:30 pm

  • October 18, 2022  at 6:30 pm
  • November 15, 2022  at 6:30 pm
  • December 13, 2022  at 6:30 pm
  • January 17, 2023 at 6:30 pm

  • February 21, 2023 at 6:30 pm
  • March 21, 2023 at 6:30 pm
  • April 18, 2023 at 6:30 pm
  • May 16, 2023 at 6:30 pm
  • June 20, 2023 at 6:30 pm
  • July 2023 date and time TBD
  • August 15, 2023 Time TBD
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 Making a Public Comment at a School Board Meeting

If you wish to speak during the public comment section of the agenda, please provide the following information in the chat box for the official meeting record:

  • Legal name
  • Zoom name (if it does not match your legal name) so the host can make sure your microphone is turned on
  • Contact information (telephone number & email address)
  • The topic of the comment you would like to share
  • Each person will have three minutes to make their comment

Please note that the chat box can only be viewed by the host so your contact information will not be displayed for all attendees.  The chat box is being used to collect names and information of any person wishing to make a public comment to the board similar to a sign-in process at a regular in-person board meeting.

2022-2023 School Year Meeting Minutes and Agendas

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