Contributed photo — Freeland resident Andrea Downs takes her oath of office from South Whidbey School District Superintendent Jo Moccia at the South Whidbey School Board’s monthly meeting on Dec. 13 at South Whidbey Elementary School. Downs was elected to position 2 on the board.

Contributed photo — Freeland resident Andrea Downs takes her oath of office from South Whidbey School District Superintendent Jo Moccia at the South Whidbey School Board’s monthly meeting on Dec. 13 at South Whidbey Elementary School. Downs was elected to position 2 on the board.

New South Whidbey School Board director sworn in

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:00am
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Freeland resident Andrea Downs was sworn into position 2 on the South Whidbey School Board on Wednesday night.

Downs, who ran unopposed in the election, replaces Board Director Julie Hadden; Hadden moved and won the election for position 5. Position 5 was previously occupied by Fred O’Neal, but he did not seek a new term.

Downs, 30, will serve as the board’s policy representative. She is currently a program facilitator for special services in Everett Public Schools. She also holds a masters degree in policy study from the University of Washington.

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