District 279 School Board
School Board - Overview and Membership
The School Board is composed of six members who are elected at large in even-numbered years. Members serve alternating four-year terms.
The major functions of the School Board include: setting a vision for the school system; establishing standards for performance; ensuring high quality assessment; embracing accountability for student outcomes; aligning system resources to promote student achievement; creating effective school climate and culture; developing collaborative relationships; and working toward continuous improvement.
The Board hires the superintendent and delegates to him or her the authority and responsibility to administer school district operations. The superintendent serves as an ex officio member of the Board.
School Board Members
Dean G. Henke (Term expires: January 2017) – Chairperson
Teresa Lunt (Term expires: January 2015) – Vice Chairperson
Tammie Epley (Term expires: January 2015) – Clerk
Jim Burgett (Term expires: January 2015) – Treasurer
Linda Etim (Term expires: January 2017) – Director
Jacki Girtz (Term expires: January 2017) – Director
Kate Maguire, Ed.D. – Superintendent (ex officio)