Nils Peterson

Petition Chair

Term Expires: 06/30/2023

Residence: Moscow

Nils Peterson retired from Washington State University in 2011 after a career designing technology-based learning systems and assessing student learning outcomes. As Assistant Director of the University’s Center for Teaching Learning and Technology, he played a key role in the university’s 2009 accreditation cycle. With his passion for learner-centered school models, he served as board chair during the founding and 2009 opening of Palouse Prairie Charter School.

Commissioner Peterson now serves as Executive Director of the Moscow Affordable Housing Trust, a non-profit whose mission is to create affordable home ownership opportunities within the city of Moscow.