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.
Director District 1 Term expires: December 2023 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.
Director District 3
Term expires: December 2023 E-mail Gary Noble
Gary Noble, a retired engineer and project manager for Boeing, was elected to the Edmonds School Board in 2003. He and his wife have two children.
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.
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, 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.