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Board certifies election results, elects officers at April 18 meeting
During a special reorganization School Board meeting tonight, Kim York, Paul Coffman, and Ruth Johnson took the oath of office to begin new 3-year terms on the Board.
The Board certified the results of the April 4 election, at which the three received the most votes.
Following the oath of office, the Board elected Kim Bailey to serve as president, Kim York as Vice President, Pam Steele as secretary, and Cynthia Byous as treasurer for the coming year.Ruth Johnson was elected as the delegate to the Missouri School Boards' Association. Ryan Wescoat was elected as the alternate delegate.
Watch the meeting:
Voters elect Coffman, York, and Johnson to Board
- Paul Coffman, 1,515 votes
- Kim York, 1,475 votes
- Ruth Johnson, 1,361 votes
- Bill Lowe, 1,081 votes
- Patrick Clark, 1,022 votes
- Donna Nuccio, 766 votes
- Collin Stosberg, 740 votes
- Chris Bruton, 478 votes
Eight candidates seek election to School Board
Eight candidates are vying for three seats on the Ray-Pec Board of Education. The filing period closed on Jan. 17, 2017. Voters on April 4 will elect three people to serve three-year terms on the Board.
The candidates, listed in order of filing, are: Ruth Johnson of Raymore (incumbent), Kim York of Raymore (incumbent), Patrick S. Clark of Raymore, Paul Coffman of Peculiar, Collin Stosberg of Raymore, Chris Bruton of Peculiar, Donna Nuccio of Lee's Summit, and Bill Lowe of Raymore.
Board members whose terms expire in 2017 are Ruth Johnson, Kim York, and Barbara Boucher.
MSBA Legislative Forum
Ray-Pec Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees and Board Members Ruth Johnson and Barbara Boucher attended the Missouri School Boards’ Association Legislative Forum on Feb. 14, 2017, in Jefferson City. The annual event provides school board members and District leaders an opportunity to learn more about education issues likely to impact schools. MSBA’s lobbyists as well as guest speakers from the General Assembly and the educational community discuss the latest education issues and the bills to watch during the legislative session.
At right, School Board Member Ruth Johnson meets with Rep. Jack Bondon, R-56, during the Legislative Forum.
As of Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, eight candidates have filed to run in the April 4, 2017, Ray-Pec School Board election. They are: Incumbent Ruth Johnson of Raymore, Incumbent Kim York of Raymore, Patrick S. Clark of Raymore, Paul Coffman of Peculiar, Collin Stosberg of Raymore, Chris Bruton of Peculiar, Donna Nuccio of Lee's Summit, and Bill Lowe of Raymore. Filing will continue through Jan. 17. There are three positions available with three-year terms. Board members whose terms expire in 2017 are Ruth Johnson, Kim York, and Barbara Boucher.
School Board recognition week to be observed Jan. 22-28, 2017
These public servants are elected by local constituents and do not receive compensation for their efforts. These men and women are the local school board members of Missouri.
School Board candidate filing information
The Raymore-Peculiar R-II School District encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the School Board to file to be a candidate in the April 4, 2017, election. Interested persons interested may file at the administration offices located at 21005 S. School Road, Peculiar, MO 64078.
Filing will begin at 8 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2016, and will continue during the District's regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school District's offices are closed due to inclement weather. Filing will not occur on the following holidays when the school district's offices are closed: December 23 and 26, 2016, January 2 and January 16, 2017. Filing will end on January 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
There are three (3) positions available with three-year terms. Board members whose terms expire in 2017 are Barbara Boucher, Ruth Johnson and Kim York.
Placement on the Ballot
Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with board policy BBB-1 – School Board Elections.
Contact School Board Secretary Pam Steele at 816-892-1311 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Board members share Ray-Pec successes
Ray-Pec School Board members attended the Missouri School Boards' Association annual conference Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2016, at Osage Beach. At the conference, three Board members presented sessions.
Board members advocate for schools in Washington, D.C.
Ray-Pec School Board members Ruth Johnson and Ryan Wescoat were among a dozen Missouri school board members who participated in the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Federal Relations Capitol Visit July 5-7, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
In this picture, some board members meet with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri's 4th District.
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