Meet Damien Pattenaude


Learn more about Damien below.

What’s your day job?

Superintendent-Elect, Renton School District (become Superintendent on July 1st [2017])

How long have you been serving on the PESB?

July 2013

What drew you to becoming a PESB member?

Having the opportunity to do everything possible to ensure that Washington State has outstanding educators in every school and classroom.

What are you most excited about in your work as a PESB member?

See #3 [Having the opportunity to do everything possible to ensure that Washington State has outstanding educators in every school and classroom.]

What are your most meaningful takeaways from your time on the Board?

The importance of listening to the voices of those who work most closely with our students and future educators.

How would you encourage the Board’s stakeholders to become involved or more knowledgeable about the Board’s work?

Attend meetings, review the website, and provide public comment

What’s your favorite dessert?

Ice Cream