Applicants are sought for the vacant position on the Federal Way Public Schools Board of Education. The new member would replace Liz Drake, pictured far right. Courtesy photo

FW school board seeks applicants

Applicants are sought for the vacant position on the Federal Way Public Schools Board of Education.

The applications can be downloaded at www.fwps.org/Page/5037 and are due by 5 p.m. Oct. 20. Applicants will also need to provide two short letters of reference.

Liz Drake, District 3 representative, recently resigned from the board to care for family. Drake was first elected in November 2015. Her term expires in 2019.

Finalists will be interviewed, and a new school board member will be selected at the board’s Oct. 24 meeting. The new candidate will take the oath of office Nov. 14.

Applications can be emailed to superintendent@fwps.org or mailed to FWPS Educational Service Center, Office of the Superintendent, 33330 8th Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003. Applicants who need more information can contact 253-945-2013.

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