Dr. Richard Faidley

Williston, N.D., (April 7, 2022) – The Williston Basin School Board is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Richard Faidley as Superintendent.  Dr. Faidley is currently the Superintendent of Wilson School District in West Lawn, PA, and has 32 years of education experience.  Some of his more notable qualifications that led the board to select him are leading several successful building projects, developing a high performing district leadership team that was focused on teaching and learning, and being focused on the social, emotional, mental health, and academic well-being of all students.  Mr. Jundt had this to say about Dr. Faidley, “He has a genuine care for the staff and stakeholders in the district, especially the students.”

During a special school board meeting on April 7th, the board approved a 3-year contract for Dr. Faidley, which will begin on July 1, 2022, commencing on June 30, 2025.  Dr. Faidley and his wife are excited to join the Williston community and have begun looking for their new home here.

For more information on the Superintendent search process, and to see Dr. Faidley’s resume, please visit https://www.willistonschools.org/page/superintendent-search.