Tim Becker Departure Leaves Vacant Seat On Glenwood Board Of Education


Tim Becker

Curt Becker

The Glenwood Community School District is seeking to fill an immediate vacancy on the Board of Education.

Tim Becker announced in December he would be stepping down immediately. Becker resigned after accepting a new job out of state.

Glenwood Superintendent Dr. Devin Embray said the board would like to move quickly to appoint a replacement for Becker’s seat.

“The board has already been out soliciting names among the community that know that Tim resigned,” Embray said. “We’ve reached out to some and there are four or five people we plan to confirm are interested.”

A school board work session is scheduled for Jan. 23 where Embray said the remaining four board members – Curt Becker, Elizabeth Richardson, Matt Portrey and John J, Zak – are expected to appoint a candidate to finish Becker’s term.

Once appointed, a replacement would be required to formally apply to appear on the ballot and petition signatures to run for re-election in November to continue to serve on the board.

Tim Becker’s seat will not be the lone vacancy up for election in November. Current board member Curt Becker, no relation to Tim, announced earlier this month he would not be seeking re-election to the seat he has held since 2015.

Curt Becker will remain on the board through the October school boarding meeting.

The Opinion-Tribune

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