School Board Meeting Info
The Wadena-Deer Creek School Board typically meets on the third Monday of each month in the Robertson Theatre in the Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. However, if there is a legal holiday on a Monday, the meetings are held on the following Tuesday (January and February). Meetings are open to the public and begin at 6 p.m.
The six members of the School Board have been elected to four-year terms of office. All board members must be residents of the Wadena-Deer Creek School District, be eligible voters and be at least 21 years of age. The annual election is the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.
The Board approved the following meeting schedule for 2017:
January 17 Tuesday - 6:00 pm
February 21Tuesday - 6:00 pm
March 20 Monday - 6:00 pm
April 17 Monday – 6:00 pm
May 15Monday - 6 pm
June 5 Monday – 6:00 pm Bluffton Community Center
July 10 Monday – 6:00 pm
August 21 Monday – 6:00 pm
September 18 Monday – 5:00 pm Deer Creek Community Center
October 16 Monday – 6:00 pm
November 20 Monday – 6:00 pm
December 18 Monday – 6:00 pm Truth in Taxation Hearing
* Meetings are in the Robertson Theatre unless otherwise noted
WDC School Board
Kent Schmidt, Chair
Schmidt was elected to the Board in 2012. His term ends 12/31/2020.
Jil Fiemeyer, Vice Chair
In 2014, Fiemeyer was elected to the Board. Her term expires 12/31/2018.
Dan Lawson, Clerk
In 2016, Lawson was elected to the Board. His term expires 12/31/2020.
Ann Pate, Treasurer
Pate was elected to the board in 2002. Her term will expire 12/31/2018.
Perkins was elected to the Board in 2006. His term ends 12/31/2018.
In 2016, Hinojos was elected to the Board. His term expires 12/31/2020.
Lee Westrum, Superintendent
Supt. Westrum has served as WDC's superintendent since July 2013.