Candidates for the May 21, 2013 election have filed.
For the Vernonia Schools Board of Directors there are four seats up for elections. Incumbants have filed and are running unopposed for three positions: Jim Krahn for Position 1, Ernie Smith for Position 4 and Cari Levenseller for Position 5. There is no candidate filed for Director 6, previously held by Camrin Eyrrick.
For the Vernonia Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors, Ben Davis is running for Position 1, and Luke Ellis and Michael Demeter have both filed to run for Position 5.
For the Mist-Birkenfeld Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors, all candidates are running unopposed: Joan Marie Jones for Position 2, William C. Dejager for Position 3 and Patricia Wright for Position 4. There is no candidate filed for Position 5.
For the Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Board of Directors there are four candidates filed for three positions. Connie Budge of Rainier is running for Zone 2, Henry B. Heimuller of St. Helens is running for Zone 3 and Tyler Miller and Robert Anderson, both of Scappoose are running for Zone 5.