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USD 308 Board Selects Individuals to Interview for Vacant Seat


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The USD 308 Board of Education reviewed applications for the vacant board member seat on Monday (May 22, 2023).

Board members discussed the 11 applications for individuals interested in filling the vacant seat on the USD 308 Board of Education and narrowed it down to five individuals that will be invited to interview during the June 12, 2023, board meeting:

  • Darcie Canfield-Riggs
  • Tad Dower
  • Heath Hensley
  • Gleysha Mendez-Rosario
  • Jeff Roberson

Also during Monday’s meeting, the Board:

  • Heard from Jennifer Tatro, Director of Nutrition Services, about the Summer Meal Program
  • Heard an update from Asst. Superintendent of Finance, Sheila Meggers, on the KSDE Financial Audit
  • Heard updates from Superintendent Dr. Dawn Johnson on topics including:
    • End-of-school updates
    • SB 113 Update
    • Graduation Update
    • Lincoln & McCandless Update
  • Heard Board Committee Reports
  • Approved Minutes of the 05-08-23 Board Meeting
  • Approved Minutes of the 05-15-23 Special Board Meeting
  • Heard from the Community during Public Participation
  • Approved HHS & CTEA Campus Wide Intercom System Upgrade
  • Approved 2023-2024 Food Service Breakfast and Lunch Fees
  • Approved Corwin Visible Learning – 2023-2024
  • Approve McCandless Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)
  • Approved ESSDACK Board of Directors
  • Approved Treasurer’s Report – April 2023
  • Approved Audit Engagement Letter
  • Approved Annual Follett Destiny Licensing Renewal
  • Approved SimSpray Simulator for the HCTEA Collision and Refinishing Technology Program
  • Approved Grant Requests
  • Approved Gifts to Schools
  • Approved Personnel Report

The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is Monday, June 12, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the USD 308 Administrative Center, 1520 N Plum.