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Edmonds School District


Meet the Edmonds School Board

The Edmonds School District is divided into five director districts. The five elected directors are responsible for conducting the business of the district. The Board of Directors typically meet two Tuesdays of each month, except July, August, and December, at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Educational Service Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036. Study sessions, at which no board matters are voted on, are held prior to a business meeting and on an alternate Tuesday. All meetings are posted on the Board Meeting Calendar in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.

Carin Chase

Carin Chase

Legislative Rep
Director District 1- Term expires: December 2027 E-mail Carin Chase

Carin Chase was elected to the Edmonds School Board in 2015, she is a Washington native and graduate of the UW. She is a small business owner and active community volunteer, her son is a recent graduate from the Edmonds School District.

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Hawk Cramer

Director District 3- Term expires: December 2027 E-mail Hawk Cramer

Hawk Cramer, elected to the school board in 2023, has served the Edmonds School District as a certificated teacher, elementary principal and parent of four kids since 1996. Hawk and his wife, Maggie currently teach in the Snohomish School District and Shoreline School District, respectively.

Deborah Kilgore

Deborah Kilgore

Director District 4- Term expires: December 2025 E-mail Deborah Kilgore

Dr. Deborah Kilgore was elected to the school board in 2017. She conducts research and writes about learning and development, and volunteers in the community. She and her husband Rick have 3 children in Edmonds Schools.

Kevin Smith

Keith Smith

Director District 2- Term expires: December 2025 E-mail Keith Smith

Keith Smith was elected to serve on the School Board in 2021. Keith is a 2004 graduate from Mountlake Terrace High School and has lived in the community since 1999. Keith graduated Magna Cum Laude from Central Washington University with a degree in Law and Justice. In his spare time, Keith is a youth and high school sports official in King and Snohomish Counties. 

Nancy Katims

Nancy Katims

Director District 5- Term expires: December 2027 E-mail Nancy Katims

Nancy Katims, Ph.D., was elected to the school Board in 2019. She has served in various roles in public education for over 40 years, including in the Edmonds School District, and currently conducts part-time consulting for educational organizations.  Nancy and her husband Michael have two children who graduated from the Edmonds School District.