Ferndale School District #502 | 6041 Vista Drive - PO Box 698 | Ferndale WA 98248 | ph. 360-383-9200 | fax 360-383-9201

Board Appoints Ballew to Serve on School Board

Release Date: April 22, 2011

At a special meeting earlier this afternoon, Ferndale School Board appointed Mr. Timothy J. Ballew, II to the position of Director of District No. 3.

Mr. Ballew fills the unexpired term of Mr. Bernie Thomas until November 2011. Ballew would need to run for the office in the next general election in order to have an opportunity to continue serving on the board beyond that date.

Mr. Ballew is a graduate of Ferndale High School (1999) and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology from Western Washington University (2003). He is the owner/operator of his own commercial fishing company. Mr. Ballew is married and has two children.

Mr. Ballew will be sworn into office during the April 28 regular school board meeting.

The school board interviewed a total of five applicants for the position.

For more information:
Lee Anne Riddle, Ferndale School Board President, 360.384.9051
Timothy Ballew, II, 319.1631
Tammy Bengen, Public Information Officer, 383.9207