Five seeking four seats on KSBA Board of Directors; nominating committee will select slate to recommend for membership ratification

Five local board of education members have tossed their hats into the ring to seek director-at-large seats on their association’s 27-member board of directors.

Four incumbents who are eligible for election to a second three-year term have submitted paperwork, and a fifth local board member also has joined the election mix.

KSBA President Allen Kennedy of Hancock County has appointed at nominating committee that will meet and consider the applications during this weekend’s Winter Symposium in Louisville.

Under KSBA bylaws, the committee’s recommendations of a slate of four candidates will be presented to the full membership for ratification during the Saturday business meeting at next February’s 80th KSBA Annual Conference.

The KSBA Board of Directors consists of 12 directors-at-large, a regional chairperson for each of the association’s 12 regions, Kennedy and President elect David Webster of Simpson County.

The full KSBA board also will have its quarterly meeting in Louisville Friday. At the meeting, the board will adopt the association's list of legislative priorities for the 2016 General Assembly.

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