Jan. 3, 2017 – West Bend, WI – There will be a primary election Feb. 21 in the West Bend School District as seven people have filed the necessary paperwork to run for three open seats on the West Bend School Board.
The candidates according to Deb Roensch, the executive assistant to the superintendent, include Joel G. Ongert, incumbent Ryan Gieryn, Nancy Justman, Tina Hochstaetter, Richard Cammack, Bob Miller and Tonnie Schmidt.
There will be a drawing in the coming weeks regarding the order in which the candidates will be listed on the ballot.
Two of the seats up for election belong to Board President Rick Parks and Vice President Bart Williams. Both chose not to run for another term.