Thank you for your interest in the WITC Board of Trustees!
are being accepted for one position on the
WITC Board of Trustees that has recently become
WITC District Board Appointment Process
WITC will be accepting applications for the following
per Wisconsin Statute §38.10(2)(c), for
2-year term (November 8, 2017 - June 30, 2019).
Additional Member (Districtwide)
*See note below
*In accordance with the WITC Plan of Representation,
no region will have more than two members on the
Since there are two members currently serving on the Board from
Region 5 (Barron County) and Region 4 (Burnett and Polk
we are unable to take applications for this position
from those who
Barron, Burnett, and
The appointment committee is required to give equal consideration
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 three (3) positions on the District Board.
In addition, if the district's minority population exceeds 6.5%,
at least one minority must
hold a position on the District Board.
WITC's 2017 minority population is currently 6.6%.
Note: WITC currently has a minority representative on the Board.
is a nationally ranked college!
Please review all information provided to see if you qualify.
|WITC COUNTIES/BOARD APPOINTMENT
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
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
6. Iron (portions of)
10. St. Croix (portions of)
DISTRICT BOARD MAKEUP
with Wisconsin Statutes
(1)(a), the 9-member District Board will consist of the following member positions:
serve staggered 3-year terms and are not paid, except for
expenses incurred in the reasonable performance of their duties.
WITC DISTRICT BOARD - OPEN POSITION|
The Board Appointment Committee will be
seeking applicants for the following WITC District
Board member position, to begin on November 8, 2017, for a 2-year
term ending June 30, 2019.
Additional Member: Representing
Note: We are unable
to take applications for this position from those who live in
Barron County (Region 5) as well as Burnett and Polk
Counties (Region 4), since we have two
Board members from those regions currently serving on the
(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
The appointments 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:
- Be residents of the
Wisconsin Technical College (WTC) District
in which they are applying for
Submit a notarized and completed
to the District Board Appointment Committee chairperson within 14 days of the
publication of an announcement requesting applications.
Attend the District Board Appointment
Committee public hearing in person and be
interviewed (see Board Appointment Public Hearing/Committee meeting date, time,
and location below).
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 and give them to the Executive Assistant to ensure they are received before interviewing at the public
WITC DISTRICT BOARD
Complete and submit the notarized Affidavit.
WITC DISTRICT BOARD APPOINTMENT
COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING/COMMITTEE MEETING (AND CANDIDATE
Be present and be interviewed.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at
Office, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871
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 will be published in
appropriate district newspapers.
WITC DISTRICT BOARD APPOINTMENT
Below are additional resources:
Kim Olson, WITC Board Appointment Committee Liaison, at (715) 468-2815, ext. 2279;
E-mail Kim Olson.
Revised: 7/4/17, 7/6/17 ko