The Flossmoor School Board swore in two newly elected members and one incumbent member on Monday.
The candidates ran uncontested for three four-year terms in the April 2 election. Michelle Hoereth of Flossmoor was re-elected to the board with 2,806 votes, while David Linnear of Flossmoor was elected with 2,724 votes and Christina Popolla-Vlietstra of Chicago Heights was elected with 2,777 votes, according to official results.
Longtime board members Merle Huckabee and John Simmons did not run for re-election.
The board recognized Simmons Monday with a gift and words of appreciation for his 12 years of service on the board. Huckabee was recognized for her service during an April 8 meeting.
Hoereth as board president offered a final thank you to the departing board members.
“Thank you both again for your service to the community, to our students, to our teachers and to us,” Hoereth said. “Please do not be a stranger at our meetings.”
After all three elected members swore an oath to serve Flossmoor District 161, the board elected Hoereth to serve as its president, Carolyn Griggs to serve as its vice president and Misha Blackman to serve as its secretary.
Also on Monday, the board approved a personnel report that included the resignation of Serena Hills Principal Shari Demitrowicz, among other changes. Her resignation becomes official June 30.
Superintendent Dana Smith reported that the second round of interviews for Serena Hills principal will be conducted Tuesday and that he will present his recommendation to the board on May 13.
Additionally, the board approved a $27,800 contract with HEPA, Inc. for asbestos abatement in a room of the Normandy Villa Administration Building.