Field narrows to three for Marysville school post

MARYSVILLE — Three finalists have been selected for the job of superintendent of the Marysville School District.

The Marysville School Board on Saturday chose Deer Park Superintendent Becky Berg, Mount Vernon Superintendent Carl Bruner and Tony Byrd, an assistant superintendent in the Edmonds School District, to participate in the final round of interviews this week.

The public has a chance to participate in candidate visits and interviews that continue at 11 a.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today and Wednesday in the board room at the Marysville School District Service Center, located at 4220 80th St. NE. Staff, parents and students are encouraged to attend.

The superintendent candidates also plan to tour the school district, meet with principals, administrators and the Tulalip Tribes council.

Longtime Marysville Superintendent Larry Nyland is retiring at the end of this school year.

On Saturday, a team of interview observers provided written comments to the school board and scored candidates based on a list of search criteria that included student achievement, leadership, community partnerships, budget, student diversity and commitment to Marysville.

Among those who participated in the selection process were Bob Banks, Toni Bartley, Lynne Boze, Colleen Bradley, Doug Buell, Roma Cancio, Sandra Chavez, Donna Chrisman, Randy Davis, Chrissy Dulik Dalos, Marlin Fryberg, Sheryl Fryberg, Misty Gruber, Scott Irwin, Greg Kanehen, Kyle Kinoshita, Dean Ledford, Sandy Leerhoff, Lynn Lewis, Wendy Messarina Volson, Steve Muller, Dawn Oppocher, Tarra Patrick, Theresa Ramey, Ann Reed, Caldie Rogers, Dave Rose, Monica Sandoval, Eric Spencer, Jim Strickland, Tracy Suchan Toothaker, Angela Tait and Don Whitfield.

For more information on the search for a new Marysville superintendent, contact Jodi Runyon at jodi_runyon@msvl.k12.wa.us or 360-653-0800.

More in Local News

Departing mayor’s locally drawn portrait joins city’s pantheon

Artist Elizabeth Person’s portrait of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson will hang with others at City Hall.

Inslee proposes tapping reserves, carbon tax in budget plan

The proposal also includes money for the mental health system and efforts to fight opioid addiction.

One dead in crash south of Granite Falls

Two cars collided near the intersection of N. Lake Roesiger Road and Hidden Valley Road.

2 women struck, injured while crossing busy roads

The first happened Wednesday night in Everett. The second was Thursday morning in Edmonds.

Lynnwood robbery leads to lockdown at Edmonds schools

Edmonds police said it was just a precaution as they search around Edmonds-Woodway High School.

Marysville 7-Eleven hit by armed robbers

Officers set up a perimeter and brought in a police dog, but the man couldn’t be found.

Snohomish man, 63, missing from home since Monday

He left without his keys, wallet and phone, saying something about going to “the river.”

Counties fed up with unfunded mandates may sue the state

For example, no money has been provided to install, maintain and clear out required ballot boxes.

Pain lingers decade after recession

No matter how good things are now, it’s impossible to forget how the collapse affected people.

Most Read