After six and a half years of service as an Auburn School District board member, Anne Baunach is resigning from the Auburn School Board. Baunach represents director district 4 and has served on the board since 2011.
ASD Superintendent Alan Spicciati said, “Director Baunach brought a strong background of leadership to the board and is committed to Auburn students. I appreciate her passion for an equitable public education for each student.”
Baunach has been actively engaged in the Auburn education community for the last 20 years. She served on several district committees focused on strategic planning, attendance area boundaries and community use of district facilities. She also has been active with Auburn Citizens for Schools, the Auburn Public Schools Foundation, and several PTA groups. She plans to continue to serve the district as a community member.
Baunach has lived in Auburn since 1996. She and her husband Jay have two children who graduated from the Auburn School District. She is the executive director of the Highline Schools Foundation.
The ASD Board of Directors developed a timeline to fill Baunach’s position and will be opening the position today.
Applicants must live within Director District 4. Anyone interested in applying should send a letter of application that includes a brief resume of qualifications, background and reasons for interest in serving on the board.
Letters should be submitted to ASD Board President Ray Vefik, 915 4th ST N.E. Auburn, WA 98002 by 5 p.m., July 25. Public interviews will be at 6 p.m., August 6 and the appointment announced August 13. The new board member will be sworn in on August 27.
To be considered, candidates must live in Director District 4. A map of director district boundaries can be found on the ASD website.
For questions about the application/selection process for Director District 4, please contact the superintendent’s office, 253-931-4914.
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