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Vote expected tonight to fill Kewaskum School Board vacancy

August 23, 2021 – Kewaskum, WI – Eleven candidates that have filed paperwork to fill the open seat on the Kewaskum School Board were interviewed during the August 4 Board of Education Special Meeting and are now awaiting a vote to fill the vacancy left by former board member Doug Gonring.

According to Mark Bazala, District Administrator, the board vacancy will be discussed tonight at the Board of Education Meeting. A vote is expected to be taken to fill the empty seat.

For a list of the candidates vying for the vacancy, click HERE.

The 11 candidates who applied are listed below. Submitted applications are attached.

Kewaskum School District

It was June 30, 2021, when WashingtonCountyInsider.com ran the story announcing Doug Gonring was stepping down from the Kewaskum School Board.
Gonring was elected to a 3-year term in April 2019. He had one year left in his term.
The last open seat on the board was filled during a similar process by Ric Leitheiser. He filled the seat that opened after Mark Sette quit. Leitheiser then ran for a 3-year term in April 2021 and won.
There are seven elected officials on the Kewaskum School Board and currently one vacancy.
The board is moving to fill the seat because there are no scheduled elections for the remainder of 2021.

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