Meet our School Board

Mr. Tim LeDuc

Director District 1
Term: 2023-2027

Mr. Leduc is a retired Land Manager and Environmental Compliance Manager for the Centralia coal mine.

Mr. Larry Petersen

Director District 2
Term: 2024 – 2025

Mr. Petersen is retired from the insurance industry.

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 Position 5 At Large
Term: 2023 – 2027

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 Special Meeting on Monday, June 17, 2024, beginning at 12:00 p.m. and Executive Session until 12:20 p.m. for discussion with legal counsel about current or potential litigation, RCW 42.30.110(1)(i).  The meeting will be held at the Chehalis School District Boardroom, 310 S.W. 16th Street.  There will be no motions carried or actions taken.  This is a closed session.

*Special Meeting due to change in location and/or time of meeting.


 The Board of Directors of the Chehalis School District No. 302, will hold a Work Session beginning at 6:00 p.m. for the budget on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.  The Regular Session will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held via Zoom and in person at the Chehalis School District Boardroom, 310 S.W. 16th Street.

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 meeting.

Please refer to the District Website for making a public comment and for the Zoom link to this meeting.

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 23, 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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 Making a Public Comment to the School Board

In Writing: Comments can be sent to or mailed to the Chehalis School District Office at 610 SW 16th Street, Chehalis, WA 98532

In Person: Fill out the public comment card and put it in the public comment box

On Zoom: Refer to the directions in the chat box regarding signing up for public comment

  • Each speaker is allowed three (3) minutes
  • Please keep remarks civil and appropriate (refer to Board Policy 1400 for more information)
  • Please know that the board will not respond to your comment.
  • The board may ask, if appropriate, for a district administrator to follow up with you regarding your comment.

2023-24 School Year Meeting Minutes and Agendas

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