New board members take oath of office

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New board members take oath of office

Joined by family and friends in the audience, the three newest school board directors elected in November took their official oath of office at the December 11 Olympia School Board meeting.

Directors Scott Clifthorne, Leslie Huff and Hilary Seidel recited the oath of office led by outgoing Board President Eileen Thomson.
As is customary every December, the board also elected officers for the coming year.


By unanimous vote, the board elected Frank Wilson president and Joellen Wilhelm vice president. Wilhelm will also serve a second year as the board’s legislative representative.


The board also appointed the following:


  • Leslie Huff, Board representative to the Thurston Regional Planning Council.
  • Hilary Seidel, Board representative to the Olympia School District Education Foundation Board of Directors.
  • Scott Clifthorne, Board representative to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

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