Eight file for Willmar School Board
Eight people are running for four seats on the Willmar School Board. Four are incumbents.
WILLMAR — Eight candidates filed to run for the Willmar School Board before filing closed Tuesday afternoon.
They will compete for four four-year terms on the board.
Candidates are Tammy Barnes, Justin Bos, David Ditmarson, Nadia Fifita, Randy Frederickson, Terry Lawler, Mike Reynolds and Scott Thaden.
Barnes, Bos, Reynolds and Thaden are incumbents.
Fifita, 42, is a licensed teacher who returned to Willmar 2 1/2 years ago after a career as a teacher and administrator in international schools in the Kingdom of Tonga and Papua New Guinea.
Bos, 42, is a funeral director at Harvey Anderson and Johnson Funeral Homes.
Lawler, 59, works in the financial crimes/loss mitigation department for Wells Fargo.
Other candidates could not be reached Wednesday.