D-49 Board Member Unexpectedly Resigns

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email
A member of the District 49 Board of Education has announced her unexpected resignation.

Joan Johnson

Joan Johnson has resigned from her position on the District 49 Board of Education.

Johnson, who was elected in November of 2011, sent her announcement to the board around 4 p.m. According to board President Tammy Harold, the e-mail did not include any explanation about the decision.

The board will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday to accept the resignation and will be declaring a vacancy at their meeting on April 25.

State law requires the position be filled within 60 days. The appointed director will complete Johnson’s two-year term and can then decide to run for office again in 2013.

“We appreciate Mrs. Johnson’s perspective on the board. It will be missed,” Harold said.


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