Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 83° Clear

Central Valley School Board, District 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Teresa (Tere) Landa 15,412 100%
Bret Howell, write-in candidate 0 0%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

The Candidates

Teresa (Tere) Landa

Spokane Valley, Washington

Education: Attended McDonald and University elementary schools, Bowdish Middle School, Central Valley High School. Earned bachelor’s degree in Home and Family Life from the University of Washington, Master’s in education from Whitworth, earned superintendent certification from Washington State University.

Work experience: Taught at South Pines, McDonald, Opportunity and Sunrise elementary schools. Worked as an assistant principal and K-12 director in Central Valley School District. Served as superintendent of Newport School District and in administration at Educational Service District 101.

Political experience: First run for office.

Family: Single. Has two grown children

Bret Howell, write-in candidate


Education: Attended Chester Elementary, Bowdish Middle School and University High School. Earned associate degree as an automotive machinist at Spokane Community College, then transferred to Washington State University. Earned a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Eastern Washington University.

Work Experience: Mechanical Engineer at Chinook Technologies, Itronix-General Dynamics, Dixon Pumps, Consultant and. CEO of Nexen, Inc. since 2001.

Political Experience: First run for office.

Family: Single. In the process of adopting two foster sons who attend Central Valley schools.

Complete Coverage

Pam Orebaugh, Teresa Landa defeat write-in candidates for Central Valley School Board

Voters in the Central Valley School District elected school board candidates with opposing views on pandemic policies in Tuesday’s election.

Teresa Landa faces challenge from write-in candidate for seat on Central Valley School Board

Teresa Landa’s path to a seat on the Central Valley School Board was undisputed through most of the sum.