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Board of Trustees Applicants Announced

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FVTC Announces Board of Trustees Applicants

Four applications were submitted for three upcoming openings on the Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) District Board of Trustees. The openings are for an employee, employer, and school district administrator. Each new position’s term runs from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015.

Sally Mielke holds one of the employee positions on the board up for reappointment and has been an employee member of the FVTC Board since July 2000. She has applied for the employee member position. Sally is currently employed as a WIAA Official.

Stephen Kohler of Appleton has applied for the employer member position. Stephen is currently director of Human Resources for Pierce Manufacturing Inc. in Appleton.

Dominick Madison of Brillion has applied for the School District Administrator position and employer position. Dominick currently serves as the superintendent of the Brillion Public Schools.

Chris VanderHeyden of Shiocton has applied for the School District Administrator position and employer position. Chris currently serves as superintendent of the Shiocton School District.

The Appointment Committee, comprised of school board presidents from the 28 K-12 districts in FVTC’s service area, will fill all three positions. The committee has scheduled a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in Room A170C (use entrance 16) at FVTC’s Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive.

State statute requires that applicants be present for appointment consideration. During the hearing, each candidate will make a brief oral presentation not exceeding five minutes and respond to questions from the Appointment Committee. Immediately following the hearing the committee will formally vote on the appointments.

The FVTC district is governed by a nine-member board comprised of two employers, two employees, three additional (at-large) members, a school district administrator, and an elected official. Each year, the terms for three board posts expire.

For more information, contact Vicky Van Hout, board appointment coordinator and assistant to the FVTC president, at (920) 735-5731, or e-mail