Silver Lake-Salem Jt. #1 School Dist. (Riverview School) seeking applicants to fill vacant board seat

The Silver Lake-Salem Jt. #1 School District is seeking applicants interested in filling a vacant School Board seat.

The vacancy was created by the resignation of longtime board member Mary Vozel, which was accepted by the rest of the board Monday.

Vozel gave a planned move out of the district as the reason for her resignation, said Jon Schleusner, district administrator. Vozel had been on the board since 2005.

“She has been a positive, child-centered board member and we appreciate all her efforts on behalf of Riverview School and its students,” Schleusner said.

Here are the district’s instruction on how interested parties can apply to fill Vozel’s seat:

The Silver Lake-Salem Jt. #1 School District (Riverview School) is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the school board after the resignation of a board member.

Mary Vozel announced her resignation as a member of the Board of Education and it was accepted at the June 24, 2019 Board Meeting.

The Board is seeking interested candidates that would represent the Silver Lake-Salem Jt. 1 school district area to complete a one-year term on the school board. The vacant seat would fill the term through April 2020. After the year, the incumbent selected would have the opportunity to run to fill a three-year term.

Citizens who live in the Silver Lake-Salem Jt. #1 School District and may be interested in filling the board seat are asked to submit a letter of interest to the name and address below by no later than Friday, July 19, 2019. In the letter of interest, candidates are asked to share why they are interested in serving on the Board. Candidates who file a letter of interest will be contacted by the district. The board will interview candidates on August 5,
2019 at 7pm and make a selection following those interviews.

Letters of interest should written to: Jon Schleusner, District Administrator, Silver Lake-Salem Jt. #1 School District, 300 E Prosser Street, Silver Lake, WI 53170 or email: jschleusner@silverlakejt1.k12.wi.us. Please include the following information in your letter of interest:
– Your current address
– How long you have lived in the district
– Telephone contact information
– Do you have children currently attending Riverview or have attended in the past.

If you would like more information regarding the duties of a board member, contact Jon Schleusner by email at jschleusner@silverlakejt1.k12.wi.us or by phone at 262-889-4384, ext. 123.

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