FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI —
Individuals interested in filling any of four upcoming vacancies on the Lakeshore Technical College Board must apply by 4 p.m. February 21.
The LTC Board is comprised of two employers, two employees, three at-large members, a school district administrator and an elected official. Terms expire for three board posts each year.Â
The four vacancies are for an elected official member, two at-large members, and an interim employee member. The standard terms will run from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2017. The term for the interim employee member vacancy will run from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
An elected official member is defined as someone who holds a non-partisan elected public office other than party committee chair such as school board, common council, county board, village board, town board, town clerk, sheriff, city council, state legislature, etc.Â Â An employee member is defined as a person who is employed or who is an officer or agent of a labor organization and receives earning as payment for personal services and is employed in the district. An at-large member is defined as someone who is a resident of the LTC district.
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must reside within the LTC district, which includes Manitowoc County (less the portion of the school districts of Chilton, Brillion and Denmark); Sheboygan County (less the portion of the school district of New Holstein); the Kiel Area School District in Calumet County; and the Cedar Grove-Belgium and Random Lake school districts in Ozaukee County.Â
Equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the LTC district, as well as the distribution of women and minorities. To ensure board composition diversity as required by Wisconsin Technical College System policy, this year’s spring appointments must meet the following criteria: two appointees must be from the northern portion of LTC’s district in Manitowoc or Calumet counties, one must be from the southern portion of the District in Sheboygan or Ozaukee counties, and two must be female.
Each applicant must submit a notarized affidavit/application, rÃ©sumÃ© and at least two letters of recommendation by 4 p.m. February 21 to Allison Weber, board appointment liaison, Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave., Cleveland, Wis., 53015. To receive an application, contact Allison Weber at (920) 693-1631 orÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.Â
Applications will be reviewed to verify candidates’ eligibility and then distributed to the LTC Board Appointment Committee for review. The committee is made up of county board chairs from Calumet, Manitowoc, Ozaukee and Sheboygan counties.
According to state statutes, applicants must be present at the LTC Board appointment public hearing, during which they will be interviewed. The public hearing will take place March 27 in the Lakeshore Conference Room of the Lakeshore Building at LTC’s Cleveland campus.
To learn more about LTC, visitÂ www.gotoltc.eduÂ or call (888) 468-6582.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.<.p>
LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.
Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.