Roger Olstad was appointed to the Board of Trustees at Shoreline Community College in October 2006 and reappointed in October 2011. Olstad holds BS, MA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Olstad was a science education professor at the University of Washington from 1964 to 1995 and was a Boeing Endowed professor from 1990-1995. Olstad has been a member of a number of advisory committees and has worked as a consultant to numerous local, state, national and international groups, including the Ford Foundation (Nigeria), Shoreline School District (plus more than 20 other school districts), the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and more than 15 other state agencies and/or colleges and universities. He also served on the KCTS/9 Curriculum Advisory Committee.