Camas School District names Aaron Hansen new human resources director

Hansen previously worked as the Washougal School District's assistant superintendent

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The Camas School District this week announced Aaron Hansen, an education leader with 30 years’ experience, will serve as the school district’s next human resources director. 

The district said in a news release that the appointment “marks a significant step in the district’s ongoing efforts to strengthen its leadership team and enhance educational excellence.”

Hansen brings with him three decades worth of experience in educational leadership, personnel management and organizational transformation. Having served as assistant superintendent at Washougal School District since July 2019, he has demonstrated exceptional skills in overseeing all aspects of human resources and student services. His tenure included administering collective bargaining agreements, coordinating labor negotiations and developing staffing strategies aligned with district goals.

Camas School District Superintendent John Anzalone expressed his enthusiasm for the new appointment.

“We are thrilled to welcome Aaron Hansen to the Camas family. His deep commitment to education and passion for talent development make him the ideal leader to drive our human resource initiatives,” Anzalone stated in a news release. “(Hansen’s) innovative approach and dedication to fostering an inclusive and productive work environment will greatly benefit our staff and students.”

Before his role as the assistant superintendent of the Washougal School District, Hansen had a successful tenure as principal of Washougal High School from 2010 to 2019, where he fostered a positive and productive learning environment. He also served as assistant principal and athletic director at the same high school, bringing a comprehensive understanding of the educational landscape at various administrative levels.

Hansen earned his bachelor of arts and master of education degrees from Eastern Washington University and holds several certifications in school administration.