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UPDATE: Green Bay School Board announces plan to fill vacant position

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The position formerly held by Kristina Shelton is set to be filled by an elector of the Green Bay Area Public School District.

According to a release, the vacancy will be filled by appointment by the remaining members of the School Board.

The person who is appointed to fill the vacancy:

  • Must be a resident and elector of the Green Bay Area Public School District who is eligible under state law to hold the office of School Board Member in the district
  • Will serve as appointee until Apr 10, 2022.

It is expected that an elected successor (who shall be elected at the April 5, 2022 spring election) will assume office on April 10, 2022.

Any elector who wants to be considered can submit a letter, before Feb. 8, to Board Secretary, Beth Jones.

The Board plans to interview potential candidates on Mar. 1.

ORIGINAL: Green Bay School Board Vice President resigns, position to be filled during spring election

FRIDAY 1/15/2021 1:59 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) The Vice President of the Green Bay Area Public School District has announced her resignation.

Vice President Kristina Shelton was appointed to the Board of Education in August of 2018 and was elected to a three-year term in April 2019.

In a statement, school board President Eric Vanden Heauvel says this of Shelton’s service to the board, “We wish Kristina well in her future endeavors and thank her for her time and dedication to the staff, students and families in Green Bay Area Public Schools, especially as we have worked through the challenges of a worldwide pandemic.”

Shelton won the State Assembly District 90 seat in November’s General Election, beating Republican Drew Kirsteatter.

During the January 25 Special Board Meeting, the Board of Education will review a timeline and process to appoint a new board member serving through April 2022. The seat will be filled through a spring election.

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