School Board

As of July 1, 2021, Index School District’s completed their budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

Index School Board

Index School District is governed by a board of directors consisting of five community members who are accountable to and elected by the Index community. The School Board provides direction to their superintendent and generally advises on budgetary, program policy, and staff members. The Board invites you to attend meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. All members of our school board are committed to seeing the best education for your children. Notices of school board meetings are posted on the reader board at the local store and the front door of the school.

As of July 1, 2020, Index School District has completed their budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

School Board Members
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Katrina Murphy – President
Seat 4  Expires 2023 Katrina and her husband, Ryan Murphy, relocated to Index, WA in the spring of 2012 from Spokane, WA. They moved to this town to operate and expand their Technical Rescue business, Wave Trek Rescue. Once here, they fell in love with the beauty of their natural surroundings along with the people of Index. Her and her husband wanted to contribute to the community in any positive way possible. Ryan is a volunteer EMT for Index Fire Department and she is very pleased to become an elected member of the Index School Board.Katrina is a Washington State Licensed Massage Practitioner, who has been in practice for over 8 years. She earned her Undergraduate Degree in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University in June of 2011. She works at Sultan Chiropractic and Massage, where she provides Injury Rehabilitative Massage along with Therapeutic Exercise Programming. Her passion to be in the medical field began at a very young age. At 16, she volunteered in Pediatric Surgery at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. At 18, she worked as a Patient Transporter at Sacred Heart Medical Center, where she continued until graduation from Northwest Noetic School of Massage.With both her personal and professional development, she is very committed to the value of education. She is honored for the opportunity to be a part of the Index School Board and looks forward to offering positive and helpful service to our great school.

Kathy Corson – Vice-President & Legislative Director
Seat 2  Expires 2021
Kathy moved to Index in 2006, and is a regular face around The River House where she serves delicious lattes and helps guests plan local adventures. She and her husband, Blair, have 2 young children (William and Amelia) who are already training to take over the family business. Kathy has been working in local classrooms since high school – as a teachers assistant, a sign language interpreter, and a substitute teacher. She has a teaching certificate from WWU and loves being a part of the Index School community. Her hobbies include kayaking, photography, gardening, and exploring with her family.

Sue Cross – Teacher Liaison Director
Seat 3  Expires 2023
Susan is a long-time resident of Index, now retired, with background in healthcare and Human Resources. She volunteered as an EMT with Index Fire District for over 10 years and is a founder and past president of Friends of Heybrook Ridge, among other current volunteer activities. She is a strong supporter of the values that education brings to the lives of families and the philosophy that Index School District embraces. Of particular interest to her is development of every student’s capabilities, support of school staff, and long-range sustainability of our unique school, environment, and community. Susan is married for 42 years to her husband Bill. Her family also includes two grown sons, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.
Amy Johnson – Small Schools Director
Seat 5  Expires 2023
Amy Johnson recently received a certificate for 10 years of service as a director on the Index School Board. Currently, she volunteers once a week at Sultan Middle School. In the past, she has been a classroom volunteer and provided nursing services to the Index School. In 2003, Amy graduated from Seattle University with a bachelor’s in nursing sciences. For 9 years she has worked as a medical-surgical staff nurse, and a relief charge nurse at Providence Everett Medical Center. She is currently studying for her certification in medical-surgical nursing. When not working or studying, she enjoys cooking, gardening, knitting, skiing, and hiking. Amy and her husband Dean have been married for 18 years, and have lived in Index for nearly 14 years. They have three daughters, Addie, Emily, and Isla.
Phone (360)793-1330 E-mail Hours Mailing Address P.O. Box 237 Physical Address 436 Index Ave., Index, WA 98256
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