At the May 5, 2021, Lakewood School Board meeting Director Larry Bean submitted his letter of resignation from his position as Lakewood School Board Director for Director District #5.  His resignation is effective May 5, 2021.  Director Bean began serving as a Board member on June 2, 2010 and has been a valuable member of the Board.  

The Lakewood School District Board of Directors is seeking qualified applicants for the Director District 5 School Board Member position that is currently open.  Individuals interested in representing Director District 5 on the Lakewood School Board may complete and submit an application found on the district’s website at To request a paper copy, please contact Renee Bjerkaker, Executive Administrative Assistant, Lakewood School District at Candidates must be U.S. citizens, registered voters in the State of Washington, and residents of Director District #5.  Applications will be accepted through June 16, 2021.  Following that date, interviews with the Board for all qualified applicants will be on June 23, 2021.  

The individual selected and appointed by the Board to fill this open position will serve through the remainder of that term, November 2021.  Before the expiration of that term, if the individual appointed (or any other interested individual) wishes to run for election, that individual would need to file for candidacy with Snohomish County during filing week, May of the election year.  

See the boundary description below and a map is available on the district website at  For more information on the Director District 5 vacancy, contact Scott Peacock, Lakewood School District Superintendent, at 360- 652-4500.

Director District 5 

Starting at the intersection of 1-5 and 172nd St. 

West on 172nd St to Lakewood Rd. 

Northwesterly on Lakewood Rd to Lake Ki outlet creek. 

Northerly on creek to School District boundary. 

Clockwise following School District boundary to the northern crossing of 1-5.

Southerly on 1-5 to the point of the beginning.


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