Mineral County Board of Education to elect president, vice president
By Liz Beavers
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - The Mineral County Board of Education will hold a statutory meeting Monday, July 6, for the purpose of electing and swearing in a new president and vice president.
Lara Courrier has served as president of the board since July 2018, and Mary Jane Baniak was elected vice president at the same time.
Courrier, Baniak, and Terry Puffinburger are all entering the last two years of their current term on the board.
Tom Denne, who was just re-elected to a second term, and Donnie Ashby, who was just elected but had served on the board before, will continue in their seats until 2024.
In addition, the board members will set the day and time of regular board meetings and name which of them will represent the BOE on the following boards for the next two years: Eastern Panhandle Instructional Cooperative (formerly RESA VIII), Camp Minco, WVU Extension, School-to-Work Partnership and Head Start Advisory Council.
One those state-required tasks are taken care of, the board members will proceed into their regular meeting, which will include a report from attendance director Aaron Hendrickson, as well as various personnel actions.
The meeting gets underway at 5 p.m. July 6 in the board office at 36 Baker Place and is open to the public.