The Belgrade School Board on Wednesday named Carrie Fisher the district’s new finance manager/district clerk for the 2021-22 school year.

Human Resources Manager John Blackman said Fisher has 20 years’ experience in education, including the past years serving as finance director for Gallatin Gateway Schools.

Fisher succeeds longtime district clerk Jay Bates. Her annual salary will be $105,000. Under Montana law, the district clerk provides care and custody of all records and documents of the board to ensure efficient, lawful operation of the school district.