ANNOUNCEMENT: Superintendent Candidates Semi-Finalists Interviews



Conway School District

Superintendent Candidate

Semi-Finalists Interviews


Monday, April 16, 2018

School Library

3:30-6:30 pm

Open To The Public


Candidate Interview Times

3:35 pm – 4:15 pm                 Jeff Cravy

4:20 pm – 5:00 pm                 Daniel Lee

5:05 pm – 5:45 pm                 Wally Lis

5:50 pm – 6:30 pm                 John Gummel


Semi-Finalist Candidate Bios


Jeff Cravy is currently an elementary principal in the South Whidbey School District.  He also has responsibilities for the management of a variety of instructional support programs in the district.  He has 7 years of principal experience in Tonasket and South Whidbey and 8 years of elementary and junior high teaching experience in Oroville and Arlington .  He has a Washington State superintendent certificate from Washington State University.  In addition to his education credentials, he has also served as a law enforcement professional and in the emergency services field.


Daniel Lee is currently the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services in the Lakewood School District in Snohomish County.  He has held this position since 2015.  Prior to his employment in Lakewood, he served the Mukilteo School District as a middle school assistant principal and the Monroe School District as a middle school teacher and high school dean of students.  His superintendent certificate is from Western Washington University.


Wally Lis is the current superintendent of the Quilcene School District on the Olympic Peninsula.  He has also been the superintendent of the Brinnon School District, serving as the superintendent of both districts from 2011 to 2015.  Prior to becoming a superintendent he held several administrative roles in the Rainier, North Kitsap, Eatonville, Riverview and Shoreline School Districts.  He has also taught in Wisconsin and Michigan.  


John Gummel currently serves the Kelso School District as high school principal.  He has held this position since 2007.  From 2005-2007 he served as an assistant principal in the Rainier School District in Oregon.  In addition to his administrative experience, John taught mathematics in Arizona and Oregon for 14 years.   His superintendent certificate is from Washington State University. 


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Conway School District
19710 State Route 534, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

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