On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, KUSD board member Dan Wade announced his resignation from the Board of Education effective June 30, 2021, citing health concerns that arose last year. This resignation leaves a vacancy that must be filled until April 2023, the expiration of Mr. Wade’s term.
An individual shall be appointed to fill the vacancy by remaining members of the Board of Education in accordance with state law and established district procedures. District procedures are outlined in Policy 8330 – Filling School Board Vacancies, as well as this memo.
Individuals interested in filling the vacancy must live in Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie or Somers and must submit a letter of interest no later than noon on June 24, 2021. Letters should be mailed to the Educational Support Center, ATTN: Stacy Stephens, 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI 53144. Letters also can be sent via fax to 262-359-7672 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or may be dropped off in person at the Educational Support Center, 3600 52nd St., between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
A special meeting of the board will be held on the evening of July 1, during which candidates will be interviewed by members of the Board of Education.