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2014 WITC District Board Appointment Process
Applications are closed at this time for the WITC Board positions.
Note: A second appointment process will be scheduled for the Employee/Douglas
County one-year term in the future! Please check back if interested.

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board!

    
WITC District Board Appointment Process
 

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WITC COUNTIES
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is governed by a 9-member District Board appointed by elected County Board Chairs from the following 11 counties within the WITC District:

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 POSITIONS
The Board Appointment Committee is currently seeking applicants for the following four WITC District Board member positions, to begin on or about July 1, 2014. Three of the positions are for 3 year terms ending June 30, 2017. One position is for a 1 year term ending June 20, 2015. Please note: In accordance with the WITC Plan of Representation, applications will not be accepted from individuals who live in Region 3 (Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn Counties) since no region may have more than two members on the Board and WITC has two members from that region serving on the Board.
  1. Additional Member: Representing Region 2 - Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron Counties (3 year term: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017)
  2. Additional Member: Representing Region 4 - Burnett and Polk Counties (3 year term: July 1, 2014 -
    June 30, 2017)
  3. Elected Official Member: Representing the District (3 year term: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017)
  4. Employee Member: Representing Douglas County (1 year term: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015)
    There were no application received for the Employee position; therefore, a second appointment process will be scheduled in the future.
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.
  • 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 these letters the Chair's address below if they will be received before the public hearing. Otherwise, please bring your letters to the 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: Monday, March 24, 2014, 1:30 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:2/5/14, 2/21/14, 2/27/14, 3/24/14 ko