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Gateway Technical College is accepting applications to fill positions for the school’s District Board of Trustees. District residents are eligible to apply.

Deadline to apply for the appointment is noon Monday, Feb. 25.

Three seats are open for appointment. Those currently holding the seats up for reappointment are Bethany Ormseth, William Duncan and Arletta Frazier-Tucker. The three-year appointments for those seats begin July 1, 2019, and end June 30, 2022.

Of the open seats, one must be from Walworth County, one from Racine County and one from Kenosha County. In addition, the group of those selected must also meet the following criteria:

  • One must be an employer member. In general, this is someone who possesses the power to hire, suspend, layoff, fire, promote or reward other employees, and also to suspend, recall or handle discharges and grievances of other employees.
  • One must be an employee member. In general, this is someone who is employed but does not meet the classification of an employer member.
  • One must be an additional member. In general, all residents of a technical college district are eligible to serve as an additional member for the college.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be notarized and include two letters of reference. Applicants must be present at the 5 p.m. March 19 meeting of the appointment committee at the Burlington Center, 496 McCanna Parkway.

Chairpersons of the Kenosha County, Walworth County and Racine County boards of supervisors make up the interview committee.

Those interested in applying can obtain the application/affidavit packet here.

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Rex Davenport is a reporter, editor and editorial project manager with more than 40 years of experience in newspaper, business magazines and other content channels.