Board Members

Members of the Richland School Board are elected by our community to four-year terms.

Attending Board Meetings In-Person
(Updated July 22, 2021)

Under updated state guidance, there are currently no capacity or physical distancing requirements for in-person attendance at Board meetings in response to COVID-19. As a result, the district will no longer require in-person attendees to register before each meeting nor will there be a health screening before entry.

Mask requirements remain in place for any attendees who are not vaccinated.

Board meetings will continue to be available via Zoom for those wanting to watch or listen remotely.

Rick Jansons

Richland School District Board Member Rick Jansons

(509) 528-3488

Position Two - Term expires November 2021

Jill Oldson

Richland School District Board Member Jill Oldson

Vice President
(509) 546-1303

Position Five - Term expires November 2023

Heather Cleary

Richland School District Board Member Heather Cleary

(509) 430-7400

Position One - Term expires November 2021

Ken Gosney

(509) 212-5759

Position Three - Term expires November 2021

Kari Williams

Richland School Board Member Kari Williams

Legislative Representative
(509) 539-4040

Position Four - Term expires November 2023

Board Meetings

Richland School Board meetings are typically held the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. Interested community members are encouraged to attend. 

Contact The School Board

Board members welcome your comments, concerns, and questions. The Board may direct your inquiry to the RSD administrator who is most knowledgeable about the subject.

There are two ways to currently communicate with board members.

  • For general feedback and comments: send a message to the Board by emailing
  • For comments on board meeting agenda items: send a message to the Board by emailing