May 24, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Tim Stellmacher was selected during a special meeting tonight to fill an open seat on the West Bend School Board. The term runs 1-year.
The seat opened after Therese Sizer resigned her post March 20.
Stellmacher was one of five people who submitted an application for the open seat. Others included Pat Seghers, Amy Swanson Kieser, Bob Miller and Tina Hochstaetter.
Stellmacher is 70 years old and has lived in West Bend since 1979. Stellmacher said he is retired. His LinkedIn profile shows he works as a school business management consultant and previously worked in the Waupun Area and Hustisford School Districts.
“This is a unique opportunity to be able to use my experience in education and school business management,” said Stellmacher.
Speaking as an individual school board member Ken Schmidt said Stellmacher was impressive. “He had a relevant background and he thought he could do a good job,” he said.
Also today, WBSD communications director Katie Klein-Murphy sent a note, “We are excited to announce that Laura Jackson has been named as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & Learning for the West Bend School District.”