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Six candidates file for three school board seats

Voters in Hillsboro will see choices on the ballot in the May 19 election.

All three Hillsboro School Board positions up for election each have two candidates as of the Hillsboro Tribune’s press deadline, with the possibility of more candidates throwing their hats in the ring. The filing deadline was 5 p.m., Thursday, March 19, after the Tribune went to press.

Incumbent Kim Strelchun has filed for re-election to Position 4, a seat she has held since 2011. She currently serves as board chairwoman. Challenging her is Christian Honl, an engineering manager at Intel.

Candidates for Position 5 are Lisa Allen and Bart Rask. The Position 5 seat is currently held by Adriana Cañas, who is not seeking re-election. Allen currently chairs the school district’s Citizens Curriculum Advisory Committee. Rask is an orthopedic surgeon.

Incumbent Wayne Clift will seek re-election to Position 7. He has served one term on the school board. Jaime Rodriguez will run against Clift. Rodriguez currently serves on the district’s budget committee. He previously ran for a seat on the school board in 2011.

The Hillsboro School District has seven directors. Directors serve four-year terms.


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