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Monday, July 29, 2019

Advisory Council Special Election

A special election will take place for a medium school position on the Advisory Council.  The medium school position is for a 1-year term to finish out the term of Ty Breitlow previously of Chilton.

District administrators, high school principals and assistants at these levels who are interested in being a candidate should state their intention via a letter to Joan Gralla (jgralla@wiaawi.org) at the WIAA office. Note:  Candidates must have (1) Department of Public Instruction licensure allowing placement in the eligible set, (2) must be employed full-time or part-time in a qualifying position and (3) cannot be members of the teachers' bargaining unit.

For complete information regarding powers of the Advisory Council, please refer to Pages 20-23 of the WIAAA Senior High Handbook  https://www.wiaawi.org/Portals/0/PDF/Publications/2019-20handbook.pdf.

The time line of the special election process is as follows:

July 29, 2019 - Announce that declarations of candidacy will be accepted.
August 28, 2019 - Deadline for filing declarations of intent to run.
August 30, 2019 -  If more than twice as many candidates file, a primary election will be held and the primary ballot mailed to schools on this date. If a primary is not needed the general election ballot will be sent on this date.
September 13, 2019 - Deadline for returning primary election ballot. If a primary is not needed the general election ballot will be due back on this date.
September 17, 2019 - If primary is needed, general election ballots will be sent.
September 30, 2019  - If primary is needed, deadline for returning general election ballots.
October 10, 2019 - Successful candidate will be seated for the Advisory Council meeting.

Interested and eligible candidates should send or email a letter declaring their candidacy to the attention of Joan Gralla at the WIAA office jgralla@wiaawi.orgby the August 28, 2019 deadline.

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