Lacey native and resident Sylvia Roberts has been appointed to the Lacey Fire District 3 Board of Fire Commissioners.
She replaces Dennis Jones, who resigned in January for health and personal reasons.
Roberts spent her career in education as a teacher, principal and administrator. She retired from the Snohomish School District as the deputy superintendent.
Roberts earned her undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University and a master’s degree from the University of Washington, plus administrator credentials from Seattle Pacific University, according to a news release.
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Nine people applied for the commission vacancy. The board interviewed candidates at a special meeting in March before selecting Roberts.