New leadership at Wenatchee School District

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New leadership at Wenatchee School District

It’s the start of a new era at the Wenatchee School District under new leadership . . .

Dr Paul Gordon’s first official meeting as the district’s new Superintendent was at a Wednesday afternoon planning retreat. Gordon led a four hour discussion focused on establishing a direction and working relationship between the Board, superintendent and district staff.

Dr Gordon replaces Brian Flones who retired this year after serving for 19 years. Gordon arrives during a period of political turbulence within the school board following a controversial transfer of power involving three board members who were elected on a platform of change two years ago. Two board positions are being contested in the fall election which could reset the balance of power. Gordon will also be tasked with overseeing the district’s future facility planning after the defeat of a major high school construction bond measure.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.