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Sloan, Hohauser Remain Board Leaders

Larry Greenstein and Nora Johnson were sworn in as trustees

The Port Washington school board's previous leadership of Karen Sloan and William Hohauser were re-voted to their positions during Tuesday night's reorganization meeting at .

Sloan was previously the board's president; she received a 5-0 vote for the position with Robert Ryan abstaining from the vote. Hohauser was voted back to the vice president role with a 6-0 vote.

Before Sloan and Hohauser were sworn in as officers, incumbent board member Larry Greenstein and new board member Nora Johnson were sworn in as trustees. Newly elected Vern McDermott, who couldn't attend Tuesday's meeting, will be sworn in upon his return. 

The next school board meeting is Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Schreiber.

fred July 05, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Guess we can expect more of the same since this board is interested in its employees more than its students. That is why it is so easy to cut programs that benefit the kids vs wages and benefits that go to the adults!
John D. Reckenhouser July 05, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Sure they are all doing such a great job. NOT
Port North Resident July 06, 2012 at 06:08 AM
Fred it is not the fault of the elected officials, the people who voted them in have a vested interest in the status quo, it is the fault of the community, which turns out in dismal numbers for these elections something like 15%. The answer get more people interested in local issues that affect the community and then get them to the polls on election day. Then we will truly have a school board that represents all of Port Washington's interest not the very few who are motivated to vote in a May election. Whatever direction the board takes at that point, at least the majority of the community will have spoken. My suggestion move the school board elections to the November ballot when people are already voting and in the mind frame of paying attention to important policy issues.
hank ratner July 06, 2012 at 05:17 PM
How about the "concerned" public showing up at school board meetings. What a concept!

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