CENTRALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE DIRECTORY
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(360)330-7600 

Mark Davalos, Superintendent
Mark Davalos - Superintendent
Since 2015 
 
Mr. Davalos is the head of our organization, responsible for oversight of the operation of the entire district.
Steve Warren  
Steve Warren - Executive Director of Human Resources
Since July 2016 
 
Mr. Warren oversees all human resources activities for our district. He has previously served as Interim Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Director of Teaching & Learning, and as a teacher. 
Kate Pothier
Kate Pothier - Executive Director of Special Education
Since July 2016
 
Kate is the district's first Executive Director of Special Education. She is responsible for oversight of all Special Education services in the district.

 Dr. Shelley Habenicht Headshot   Dr. Shelley Habenicht - Director of Special Programs
Since 2014 
 
Dr. Habenicht works to ensure district compliance with state and federal programs like Medicaid Administrative Matching, Title I, and other funding programs. She also oversees some parts of our work on state assessments of student progress. 
 Kristy Vetter Headshot   Kristy Vetter - Executive Director of Teaching & Learning
Since 2014 
 
Kristy Vetter is responsible for staff and curriculum development, oversight of district assessments of student progress, and many other vital parts of our daily mission. 

Karen Curtis Headshot Karen Curtis - Executive Director of Fiscal Services
Since 2015 
Karen manages or oversees all of the fiscal requirements of our District. In cooperation with department heads and the Superintendent, Karen develops our annual budget plans.  
 
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Ed Petersen - Communications & Public Relations Coordinator / Public Records Officer
Since 2013 
 
Ed is responsible for management of our district's websites, publications, social media, coordination with the news media, photography, and community outreach.  He is also responsible for district compliance with public records requirements and public records requests. 
Extension: 7210  Direct Line: (360)827-6375
 
 
 sherri norman headshot Sherri Norman - Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Since 1983 
 
Sherri is responsible for keeping Superintendent Davalos as well as our Board of Directors on task, and on schedule. This is no small challenge!  Please contact Sherri with any scheduling requests for Superintendent Mark Davalos, or with requests to present to our board during monthly board meetings.

Jeannie Crocker  Jeannie Crocker - Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of Special Education
Since 1999 
 
Jeannie support Executive Director of Special Education, Kate Pothier, in her role. She has been a part of the District Office team since July 2016, and was previously the lead Principal's secretary at Centralia Middle School.
Kim Pettit Headshot
Kim Pettit - Human Resources Specialist
Since 2013 
 
Kim is responsible for helping keep our Executive Director of Human Resoures organized and on task! 
 Mardi Merchant  Mardi Merchant - Accounts Payable / Purchasing
Since 2012 
 
Mardi manages accounts payable and purchasing orders. 
Extension: 7208  Direct Line: (360)827-6372 

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Deborah Carey - Personnel Specialist
Since 1989 
 
If you have a question regarding personnel issues, Deborah is your go-to contact! With her 27 years of experience in the district office, Deborah is our unofficial historian thanks to her keen memory of employees both past and present.
Email Deborah Carey
Extension: 7205 
 Pam Jolley Headshot Pam Jolley - Fiscal Coordinator
Since 2016 
 
Pam joined our team in 2016 as fiscal coordinator. She is responsible for a wide variety of duties in our fiscal department from benefits to assisting our Director of Fiscal Services with budgeting.  
Extension: 7207 

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Vacant - Accounting Assistant
Since 2015 
 

Natasha Babka Headshot
Natasha Babka - Receptionist
Since 2012 
 
Natasha is on our front line every day, happily assisting visitors to the district office, fielding phone calls, and coordinating our substitute classified employees. She can help direct your question to the right person in our district.

She is also your point of contact for flyer/information distribution requests. 

If you're interested in joining our team as a substitute classified employee (filling in for food services, paraeducators, maintenance, reception, etc.) contact Natasha.
Extension: 7211 

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Leslie Kitchel - Student Management and Data Systems Coordinator
Since 2013 
 
Leslie joined the CSD in 2013 as a work-study employee from Centralia College. Leslie maintains our student data management systems and assists buildings and administrators with data mining and other duties.
Extension: 7216

 tammy woodard coming soon  Tammy Woodard - Secretary for Teaching & Learning /Special Education
Since 2016
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on October 3, 2016
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