10/9/2017 8:23 AM
On October 2nd,
school board director and 6-year WSSDA board member, Aurora Flores, was
certified as the next WSSDA board president-elect.
been a school board director for 20 years in the Manson School District, over
half of which she has served as her board’s legislative representative. Flores
is currently vice president of WSSDA’s board and is a governor-appointed member
of the Professional Educators Standards Board.
believe that public schools with local control are still our best public
education option and this is why I’ve dedicated so many years to serving my
local school district,” said Flores. “But I am humbled at being confirmed as
president-elect on the board of the largest group of elected officials in the
state of Washington.”
As president-elect, Flores will be a member
of the WSSDA board’s executive committee, which is composed of the board
officers (president, president-elect, vice president, past president) plus one
additional WSSDA board member selected by the board.
The executive committee oversees the general
affairs of WSSDA between meetings of the board of directors, advises the
executive director on matters pertaining to the positions and policies of WSSDA
and WSSDA’s plans established by the board of directors, and performs other
duties and exercises other powers as are prescribed by the board of directors.
There is one remaining WSSDA board officer
position, vice president, still up for election. Through October 20,
association members are encouraged to cast their vote in the runoff election.
School directors should have received voting instructions by email or regular
mail if no email address was on file with WSSDA. For more information, please
visit our elections page