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2016 WITC District Board Appointment Process

We are accepting applications from female candidates* for the following Board position
per Wisconsin Statute 38.10(2)(c):

One (1) Female Employee Member (Region 5: Barron County)
3 year term (September 2016 - June 2019)

*The appointment committee is required to give equal consideration to the distribution of
populations within the district. According to the Wisconsin Technical College System,
this has been interpreted to mean that members of each gender (male/female)
must hold at least 3 positions on a District Board.

Note: There are currently 2 females on the Board of Trustees; therefore,
we will accept applications from females who live in Barron County.

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board!

*Note: In accordance with the WITC Plan of Representation,
no region will have more than two members on the Board.

    
WITC District Board Appointment Process
 

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WITC COUNTIES/BOARD APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is governed by a 9-member District Board and appointed by elected County Board Chairs from the 11 counties within the WITC District listed below. In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes 38.10(1)(b), the County Board chairpersons of the counties having territory within the district shall constitute the Board Appointment Committee. The Board Appointment Committee Chair is from the county with the largest population in the WITC District [Wisconsin statutes 38.10(2)(b)].

1. Ashland
2. Barron
3. Bayfield

4. Burnett
5. Douglas
6. Iron (portions of)
7. Polk
8. Rusk
9. Sawyer
10. St. Croix (portions of)
11. Washburn


DISTRICT BOARD MAKEUP

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes 38.08 (1)(a), the 9-member District Board will consist of the following member positions:

  • 2 Employer members

  • 2 Employee members

  • 3 Additional members

  • 1 Elected Official member (who holds a state or local office)

  • 1 School District Administrator member

Board members serve staggered 3-year terms and are not paid (except for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties).
 

WITC DISTRICT BOARD OPEN POSITION
The Board Appointment Committee is currently seeking female applicants for the following WITC District Board member position, to begin on or about September 14, 2016, for a 3-year term ending June 30, 2019.
  1. Female* Employee Member: Representing Barron County (3-year term: September 14, 2016 - June 30, 2019)
    (see affidavit to determine if you qualify) *
    per Wisconsin Statute 38.10(2)(c)
    Note: Per the Plan of Representation, Board members must live in the district and are selected for member positions (regions) based on the county in which they live, not the county in which they own a business.

The appointment will be made in accordance with the Plan of Representation which specifies categories of membership as well as geographic areas of representation within the district.

  • Equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the WITC District, as well as to the distribution of women and minorities, per Wisconsin Statute 38.10(2)(c).
  • No two members of the WITC District Board may be officials of the same governmental unit, nor may any District Board member be a member of the school board that employs the School District Administrator member.
  • No region (see Plan of Representation) will have more than two members on the WITC District Board.
  • Of the three Additional Members, no more than two may be employers and no more than two may be employees.
WITC DISTRICT BOARD CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
There are four important requirements, listed below, that all candidates must meet in order to be eligible for District Board membership:
  1. Be residents of the Wisconsin Technical College (WTC) District Form requires pdf to view in which they are applying for Board membership.
  2. Submit a notarized and completed Affidavit (application) Form requires pdf to view to the District Board Appointment Committee chairperson within 14 days of the publication of an announcement requesting applications.

  3. Attend the District Board Appointment Committee public hearing in person and be interviewed (see Board Appointment Public Hearing/Committee meeting date, time, and location).

  4. Have at least two letters of recommendation before being interviewed.
    Note: Please mail letters of recommendation to the Chair's address below if they will be received before the public hearing. Otherwise, please bring your letters to the public hearing to ensure they are received before interviewing at the public hearing.

WITC DISTRICT BOARD AFFIDAVIT (Application)

Complete and submit the notarized Affidavit.

WITC DISTRICT BOARD APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING/COMMITTEE MEETING (AND CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS)

Be present and be interviewed.

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 2 p.m.

  • Location/Address: WITC-Administrative Office, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871

  • Requirements:

    • Applicants must live in the WITC district
    • Applicants must complete and submit a notarized affidavit (application) by the affidavit due date above
    • Applicants must be present and be interviewed at the public Board Appointment hearing/committee meeting as noted above
    • Applicants must submit at least two letters of recommendation supporting his/her candidacy before interviewing

WITC DISTRICT BOARD APPOINTMENT PUBLIC HEARING/COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICES

The following notices have been/will be published in appropriate district newspapers.

WITC DISTRICT BOARD APPOINTMENT ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Below are additional resources:

QUESTIONS

Please Contact:
Kim Olson, WITC Board Appointment Committee Liaison, at (715) 468-2815, ext. 2279; or E-mail Kim Olson.

Revised: 8/26/16 ko