LTC Board looks to fill three vacancies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/4/2015

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Individuals interested in filling any of three upcoming vacancies on the Lakeshore Technical College Board must apply by 4 p.m. February 20.

 

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.

The three vacancies are for an employer member, employee member, and a school district administrator member. The standard terms will run from July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2018.

 

An employer member is defined as someone with the authority to determine or effectively recommend any of the following:  hire, transfer, suspend, discipline, lay off, recall, adjust grievances, promote, discharge, assign, or reward.  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. A school administrator member must be employed by a school board of a school district within the district.  Must be a school district superintendent, supervising principal, or other person who acts as the administrative head of a school district and who holds an administrator's license.

 

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.

 

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: three appointees must be from the southern portion of LTC's District in Sheboygan or Ozaukee counties, and two must be male and one must be minority.

 

Each applicant must submit a notarized affidavit/application, resume and at least two letters of recommendation by 4 p.m. February 20 to Heidi Soodsma, board appointment liaison, Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave., Cleveland, Wis., 53015. To receive an application, contact Heidi Soodsma at (920) 693-1631 or heidi.soodsma@gotoltc.edu.

 

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 26, 2015 in the Lakeshore Conference Room of the Lakeshore Building at LTC's Cleveland campus.

 

To learn more about LTC, visit www.gotoltc.edu or call (888) 468-6582.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 11,000 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.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn an average starting salary of $45,000 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.

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