Federal Way is in King County.
School Board elections, 2007Edit
The following members of the Federal Way School Board will be up for election in 2007.
Dave Larson moved to Federal Way in 1967, attended Mirror Lake Elementary, Sacajawea Junior High, and graduated from Federal Way High School in 1976. He went on to graduate from the University of Puget Sound in 1980 and Seattle University School of Law in 1984. He is with the law firm of Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC in Seattle where he practices in the area of complex civil litigation. He is also a mediator and arbitrator.
Charles Hoff was appointed to the School Board's District 2 Director position in October, 2000, after it was vacated by Holly Isaman. He was elected to it in November, 2001. "There is a universal theme in our current society for "improved education" that is driven by the need for more of our children to have a higher level of skills than in past generations," says Charlie. He wants to continue to address this as well as other educational issues and feels that he can make a positive contribution Charlie has extensive education and business experience. After retiring from Industrial Distribution Charlie has been an instructor of mathematics in local community colleges. Charlie and his wife, Marilyn, have two grown children that attended Federal Way Schools.
Evelyn Castellar has been an educator and administrator for more than twenty years. She is the owner and Principal of Intellipass/Insurepass , a state certified insurance and securities school located in Federal Way. She and her husband, Jose Castellar live four months of the year in Honduras , Central America , where they own a farm and operate a free health clinic. Evelyn is bi-lingual, with a strong affiliation to the Hispanic community. She hopes to be able to help the Federal Way School District in closing the Hispanic gap in education. Her issues of most importance include: (1) academic responsibility, (2) parental involvement, (3) support and safety for principals, teachers and students.