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Our Leadership

Every two years, we go through a re-organization process where we elect the following officers and other executive board members. Here are the officers that we elected for the 2023 - 2024 term.

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Officers and Members of the Executive Committee:

Chair: Val Torrens

Vice-Chair: Shannon Turner

Treasurer: Hallette Salazar

Deputy Treasurer: Ginger Sommerhauser

State Committee Member: Kathy Canderle

State Committee Member: Ted Jones

Secretary: Nicolas Duchastel de Montrouge



Other Executive Board Members:

North Kitsap School District: Carollynn Zimmers

Central Kitsap School District: Cam Keeble

Bremerton School District: Michael Achey

Bainbridge Island School District: Judi Leader

At Large: Adrian 'Adi' Doyle

At Large: Daria Ilgen

At Large: Michell Turley

At Large: Laurie Kadet


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