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Deana Brower

A candidate for Director, Pos. 5, Spokane Public Schools District 81 in the 2011 Washington General Election


Age: 48

City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Former high school teacher

Brower, who is endorsed by the Spokane Education Association, ran against current board member Jeff Bierman last year and lost in the primary. The former high school teacher has two children in Spokane Public Schools. She is a member of the Chase Youth Commission, member of the board of directors at YWCA and chairwoman of for the Citizens for Spokane Schools. She is also a member of the district’s Middle School Advisory Committee.

On this race:

If elected, she knows the biggest challenge the board faces is balancing the budget: “Cuts have to be made; where and how much to cut needs to reflect a strategic plan by our district to provide strong educational experiences which prepare all students for life beyond high school.”

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Deana Brower () 28,064 52.02 %
Sally Fullmer () 25,887 47.98 %

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