School Board Members
Spokane Public Schools' Board of Directors is composed of five citizens publicly elected to represent the community in setting policies and directing school programs. Members are volunteers who serve in staggered six-year terms. School board members must be citizens of the United States, be qualified voters residing in the district, and have the ability to read and write the English language. For more information, call the school board secretary at 509.354.7364.
Ivy Pete, student advisor, was appointed in the summer of 2020. She is a junior at North Central High School where she is one of 28 identifying Native students and a member of the varsity track team. She works at her parents’ business, Boots Bakery; serves as City Council Member Kate Burke’s legislative assistant and as the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane’s first ever Youth Organizer. Ivy was appointed to the 2020-22 Legislative Youth Advisory Council, is a member of the SPS Diversity Advisory Council, and a founding member of the Bower Climbing Coalition. Expiration of term: July 2021.
Sophie Winterroth, student advisor, was appointed in the summer of 2020. She is a senior at Shadle Park High School where she has participated in slowpitch and fastpitch softball, basketball, cross country management and is currently ASB vice president. She also is part of a leadership class where her role is to help all students feel welcome at Shadle Park. Sophie works as a lifeguard and swim instructor at both the YMCA and Spokane City Aquatics. Expiration of term: July 2021.