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Pam Orebaugh

A candidate for Central Valley School Board, District 5, Central Valley School District in the 2021 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 3

Age: 52

City: Newman Lake, Washington

Education: Raised in Montana, earned bachelor’s degree in science and nursing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a master’s degree in science and nursing with an emphasis in education from Aspen University in Colorado.

Political Experience: Helped with conservative campaigns, including the Referendum 90 signature gathering and campaign.

Work Experience: Has worked as a registered nurse since 1992. Worked as a flight nurse for over 10 years. Currently the lead faculty nurse educator for obstetric nursing at the Washington State University College of Nursing.

Family: Married for 15 years to Chad Orebaugh. Has five children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Pam Orebaugh 5,951 38.18%
Rob Linebarger 4,962 31.83%
Jared VonTobel 4,674 29.99%

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