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 2018:
January 16 Tuesday - 6:00 pm
February 20 Tuesday - 6:00 pm
March 19 Monday - 6:00 pm
April 16 Monday – 6:00 pm
May 21 Monday - 6:00 pm
June 11 Monday – 6:00 pm Deer Creek School
July 9 Monday – 6:00 pm
August 20 Monday – 6:00 pm
Sept 17 Monday – 6:00 pm Bluffton Community Center
Oct 15 Monday – 6:00 pm
Nov 19 Monday – 6:00 pm
Dec 17 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.
Vince Hinojos, Treasurer
In 2016, Hinojos was elected to the Board. His term expires 12/31/2020.
Wayne Perkins, Director
Perkins was elected to the Board in 2006. His term ends 12/31/2018.
Ann Pate, Director
Pate was elected to the board in 2002. Her term will expire 12/31/2018.
Lee Westrum, Superintendent
Supt. Westrum has served as WDC's superintendent since July 2013.