Staff

Stepping on the campus of Chelan School, you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence.

BRUNNER, KEN

Position: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Email: brunnerk@chelanschools.org

Birthplace: Wenatchee, Washington
Chelan Resident Since: 1985
Board Member Since: Appointed to the Board in June of 2000 and re-elected in November of 2005.
Additional Information: My wife’s name is Tammy. My daughter is Jamie and my son is Derek, they are both Chelan HS graduates. I have worked in agriculture related sales and management positions since 1979. I am working as the production and logistics manager for Chelan Fresh Marketing.
Education: Central Washington University, BS in Business Administration

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

BRUNNER, KEN

Birthplace: Wenatchee, Washington Chelan Resident Since: 1985 Board Member Since:...

FEHR, JEFF

Position: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Email: fehrj@chelanschools.org

Jeff and his wife have two sons with their oldest being a student at MOE and have been in the district for a little over four years with Jeff developing his law firm in Chelan. He has a passion for community involvement (next year’s Rotary President), a strong academic focus and an interest in policy development as well.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

FEHR, JEFF

Jeff and his wife have two sons with their oldest...

FOSTER, LYNDA

Position: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Email: fosterl@chelanschools.org

Birthplace: Fairbanks, Alaska
Chelan Resident Since: 1985
Board Member Since: 2007
Additional Information: Small business owner in Chelan. Washington State Disabilities Planning Council member for over 12 years. Developed Parent to Parent support group, Parent Resource Eastside for Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, and Birth to 3 Family Resource programs statewide. I have traveled twice with Eastern European Medical teams. My husband Alan and I have 3 daughters that have all participated in education programs in our district.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

FOSTER, LYNDA

Birthplace: Fairbanks, Alaska Chelan Resident Since: 1985 Board Member Since:...

POLLEY, BARB

Position: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Email: polleyb@chelanschools.org

Birthplace – Wenatchee, Washington
Chelan Resident- Since 1972
Board Member Since – May 11, 2021
Additional information – My husband, Jeff and I raised two sons who graduated from Chelan High School. During their school years we both participated in classrooms and programs at the school. When the our boys were in high school, I started teaching at Morgan Owings Elementary, and completed a 23 year career there. I have been retired since 2014.
Education – Eastern Washington University with a BA in Elementary Education

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

POLLEY, BARB

Birthplace – Wenatchee, Washington Chelan Resident- Since 1972 Board Member...

THORPE, KIM

Position: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Email: thorpek@chelanschools.org

Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Chelan Resident Since: 2012
Board Member Since: Elected 2019
Additional Information: I am married with two school age children. I am a graduate of Washington State University, Go Cougs! I own and operate, along with husband, Lake Chelan Licensing. My free time consists of spending time at the lake, snowboarding, cooking, traveling and enjoying the company of family and friends.
Education: Washington State University

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

THORPE, KIM

Birthplace: Seattle, WA Chelan Resident Since: 2012 Board Member Since:...

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