RENTON, Wash. – Tumwater’s
Athletic Director Tim Graham was selected to the WIAA
Executive Board District
4 position, the Association announced Thursday. Graham will fill the final year of former Executive Board
member Henry Karnofski’s term.
Graham, in his 13th year
as the Athletic Director at Tumwater High School, has been involved in high
school athletics throughout his tenure in secondary education. He was the head baseball coach for the
Thunderbirds as well as an assistant in wrestling and football for seven
years. Graham also taught math for
seven years before becoming the athletic director.
He has served on many boards and
committees including the District 4 Executive Board, Washington Secondary School
Athletic Administrators Association Executive Board and the WIAA Representative
Prior to teaching at Tumwater,
Graham spent five years at Eagle Point High School in Eagle Point, Ore. He attended college at Southern Oregon,
where he earned his mathematics degree in 1988. He continued his education at City University where he
received his master’s degree in 1994.
The WIAA Executive Board is
comprised of 13 school or athletic administrators from WIAA member schools or
school districts. The Board consists of representatives from each of the nine
WIAA districts, three regional members and one at-large representative.
The Washington Interscholastic
Activities Association is a private, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) service organization
and rule-making body that was formed in 1905 to create equitable playing
conditions between high school sports teams in Washington. The Association consists of nearly 850 member high schools
and middle/junior high schools, both public and private, and is divided into
nine geographic service districts. The state staff administers Association
policies, rules and regulations and provides other assistance and service to