The Kiona-Benton City School District Board of Directors, in a special meeting on January 21, 2014, accepted the resignation of Rom Castilleja, district Superintendent, effective June 30, 2014.
Superintendent Castilleja will be on an educational sabbatical leave until that date, at his request.
Kimberly Scott, Executive Director, Finance, will manage the day-to-day operations of the District until a successor to Superintendent Castilleja has been appointed.
"The District has had a number of positive accomplishments during Superintendent Castilleja's employment, said Tim Cook, Board Chair.
"The Board and our staff will work hard to continue these trends in the future. The Board would like to thank Superintendent Castilleja for his service and commitment to our District's core mission, providing the best possible education to our kids.
"We wish him well in his future endeavors."