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 will meet in a Regular Board Session on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at the Chehalis School District Boardroom, 310 SW 16th Street.

People with health conditions or impairments may contact the Superintendent’s Office (360-807-72000) at least 48 hours in advance so that arrangements may be made for participation in the Work Session.

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 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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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