Apply to serve as an NWTC Board of Trustees member

Tuesday February 11, 2020
Northeast Wisconsin residents are invited to apply to serve on NWTC’s Board of Trustees. Details are below. Please consider applying and helping us spread the word to people who care about our future workforce!

NWTC District Board invites applications for three positions

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Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District Board of Trustees. Positions are:
                Elected Official member, representing Florence County
                Additional member, representing Marinette County
                Additional member, representing Shawano County
NWTC Environmental Engineering Waste and Water Technology student uses microscopeThe appointments will be filled for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2020 and expiring on June 30, 2023.  Appointments to the Board will be made in accordance with the Appointment Committee’s Plan of Representation. 
In the appointment process equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the District as well as to the distribution of women and diverse populations on the Board.  Due to the distribution of diverse populations within the District, the NWTC Board of Trustees must include one minority representative. 
Elected Official:  You are considered an applicant in the elected official category if, as defined in s. 5.02, Wis. Stats., you are a state or local elected official.
Additional:  All residents of a technical college district are eligible to serve as an additional member for that college.
Employer: To qualify as an employer, you must receive earnings as payment for your service and possess the power to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward or discipline other employees or adjust employee grievances or effectively recommend such action if in connection with the exercise of such power the person exercises independent judgment in relation to the power. Employer does not include a person acting in the capacity of officer or agent of a labor organization. At the time of their appointment, employers also must be actively engaged in business and employ others.
Employee: You receive payment for work performed but do not qualify as an employer using the definition described above.  An officer or agent of a labor organization automatically qualifies as an employee.
Applications must be submitted in writing on forms that may be obtained from the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District Office, 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin or by contacting Mary Jo Tilot, Executive Assistant, NWTC, at 920-498-5409 or  The application form is also posted to the NWTC Website Board page.
Candidates must submit at least two letters of reference supporting their nomination. 

Critical District Board application dates:

  • Applications will be accepted no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

  • Letters of reference are due by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020.

  • All candidates MUST attend a public hearing of the District Board Appointment Committee at which his or her appointment to the District Board is discussed. The public hearing date has been established at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020.


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