Regular Communication


  • The five-member Board of Directors sets the policies that guide Sequim's public education from Kindergarten through grade twelve.  All voters within the school district elect the Directors, who generally serve a four-year term unless appointed to fill a vacant position.  Two members serve in At Large positions, and the remaining three are elected from specific geographic areas.   

    The Board selects a superintendent to administer adopted policies; however, the Board is the final authority on all matters concerning the district. (RCW 28A.320.010)  

    When a meeting date falls on a legal holiday, the meeting will be held on the next business day.  The Board functions through regular meetings, special meetings, and emergency meetings as defined in Policy number 1400. 

  • wss  The Washington State School Directors’ Association has developed a tool for each board member to assess his or her board’s performance based on accepted governance standards and best practices.  The attached report combines feedback from each board member, and the superintendent, on how the board views its performance in specific areas of governance. 

    This information will help the board to measure growth and aids in setting goals for strengthening board practices with the goal of continuous improvement.  

    For more information, please see the WSSDA website or Superintendent Gary Neal.



  • Candidates generally serve a four year term unless appointed to fill a vacant position.  Candidates for an open position must file in the office of the Clallam County Auditor in Port Angeles, or the Jefferson County Auditor in Port Townsend, if you live in Diamond Point.

    Interested candidates need to file the week of May 14th, for the positions that will be on the ballot in November 2017 -- Director District #2 and a Director At Large position.  Click Board Director District Map to view a map of the districts.
    Please click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions regarding running for office.  
    Click HERE for a copy of the "Serving on Your Local School Board:  A Guide for Candidates"..   
  • tn   If you have questions, please contact Trayce Norman, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent at (360)582-3262,  Thank you for your interest in the Sequim School District!

Last Modified April 2018