The Orting School Board has appointed Jeannie Smith to fill a vacancy on the board in Director District No. 2.
Smith will take the oath of office in a meeting Thursday.
She was appointed to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Laura Fischer. Smith will serve the remainder of the first half of Fischer’s four-year term. To retain her seat for the final two years of the term, Smith must run for the office in November.
Smith has lived in Orting since 1991 and raised three boys who went through Orting Schools. She is a certified master esthetician and is involved in community fund raisers and mentoring. In her letter of interest to the board, Smith said that she is eager to work together with teachers, students, and families to see them succeed to a higher level of education.