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Ketchikan Borough Election
OCTOBER 01, 2019

Kathleen Yarr

Candidate for Ketchikan School Board
1 Year Term - 1 Seat To fill


Filed for Office: August 23, 2019
Statement Received September 15, 2019
Published September 16, 2019 PM
Last Updated: September 16, 2019 PM


MA, English, Western Washington University, 1986

jpg Kathleen Yarr Candidate for Ketchikan School Board 2019

BA, English Education, Western Washington University, 1983

Professional Experience:

Instructor, Ketchikan Youth Court Prime for Life, 2011-present

Teacher, Tribal Scholars' Program, Ketchikan Indian Community, 2012-2013

Recruiter, University of Alaska at Juneau, 2000-2011

Home School Teacher, 1998-2005

Instructor, UASK Adjunct Faculty and Continuing Education, 1984-1994

Director of Social Services, Ketchikan Indian Community, 1991

English Teacher, Public and Private Schools, 1983-1986

Political Experience:

Member, Alaska State Board of Education, District 1st Judicial, 2014-2016

Appointed, Member, Alaska State Board of Education, District 1st Judicial, January 27, 2014




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