Russ Skolrood was elected in 2008 and reelected in 2014. Russ retired from the Hoquiam School District in 2020, where he taught for 18 years. Prior to that, he taught at Aberdeen High School and at the juvenile detention facility in Junction City. Russ has a Bachlor of Arts degree in Education from Western Washington University and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. In addition to teaching, Russ has coached wrestling.
He is a third generation Harborite and lives in Hoquiam.