Lewis was picked from a field of seven candidates by the remaining six school board trustees during a special meeting at the District Education Center on Thursday, Jan. 3.
He will serve the remaining two years of Swenson's four-year term.
Swenson resigned from his position in December after 18 years as a board trustee.
Candidates were interviewed by trustees for 10 minutes and then the selection was made.
Lewis will be officially appointed at the next school board meeting on Jan. 8.
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