School board elections in May

Three school districts in the Memo circulation areaParkrose, David Douglas and Reynolds — are holding school board elections Tuesday, May 21.

Parkrose Board of Education members, as constituted in November 2010 when this photo was taken. From left, Alesia Reese, James Woods, Adair Fernee, Guy Crawfod. All five postions on the Parkrose Board of Education are up for election; three for four-year terms ending June 30, 2017, two positions have two-year terms ending June 30, 2015.

All five positions on the Parkrose Board of Education are up for election; three for four-year terms ending June 30, 2017, two positions have two-year terms ending June 30, 2015.

The first day to file for office was Feb. 9.

All five positions on the Parkrose Board of Education are up for election; three positions (1, 4 and 5) have four-year terms ending June 30, 2017. Two positions have two-year terms ending June 30, 2015. As of today, Dave Carter has filed to run for Position 1 and Erick Flores for Position 5.

Parkrose incumbents James Woods (Position 5) and Alesia Reese (Position 1), previously announced they will not seek re-election while Ed Grassel (Position 4) said he will. Two Parkrose Board of Education members, David Horton and Thuy Tan, who were appointed to fill positions of resigning members, also said they will run for office.

In David Douglas, five of seven board positions (1, 2, 3, 5 and 6) are up for election; one position (5) is for a two-year term ending June 30, 2015, the other four positions have four-year terms ending June 30 , 2017. Current school board chair Donn Gardner has filed to retain Position 2. Krista Dennis has filed to run for Position 3; Kyle Riggs for Position 5 and Shannon Raybold for Position 6.

Four of seven seats on the Reynolds School Board (Positions 1, 2, 3 and 4) are up for election; all have four-year terms ending June 30, 2017. As of today, two candidates have filed in Reynolds, incumbent Robert Lee for Position 1, and John Lindenthal for Position 3.

Any qualified voter who desires to be a candidate for an office must file with the Elections Division of Multnomah County, 1040 S.E. Morrison St., Port., OR 97214, no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, March 21.

Click here for the application packet and here for the candidate qualifications are available at the Multnomah County Elections Division website www.mcelections.org.

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