Fifth hour english and social studies class, Barneveld High School, Barneveld, WI / Barneveld community profile
School, pp. -39 ff.
qnhoo]. Board Marv Ann Myers Mpry Ann Myers, a formeir school hoard member, ws intervimeweA to give uis i.nsi~ht as to what her ro3e t.ns and what she ne-sonally w-anted to ret out of being on the School Board. Mary Ann served 5 year- on the hoard. 'hen John Benson resigned she ws aiakrd to take thn poni.tior .in April,72. This me-nt she wolild be on it ,int.il the election which w-as held in J,.ly. She ran for the position and wras elected. T asked her what effect bein- the only womn~n on the hoard had on her. She replied that it had little nef-(ýt, hbii- !he ndmits times where her point of view on an issue was compl.etely different from the other msmbers. She was also qiiVe definite iwhen she asid that the board wa.s not predjudice against, her as 8 women. Mrs. Myers ntated that sho hnd some ne.-ro"rl Coils that she w.,nteed to Cet accomplished whil.e ser-,ir - on the bo.ard. Th'.. first one was to make the public aware that there are ilot of very Hoedicated tenchers !,Tho Cive much more than ore required of them. She felt thnt the pDibllr shoild learn to treat their teachers for whit thpyr-r worth. Anothr item she wanted to see imp-oved 1.ms communicntion hetween the community and the school. She P.iso stated that, Mr. Thirlbhr works closely with the hoard, and even if hisI views were different from theirs h- w.otld carry out wh-t the board wanted him to do. Mrs. Myers has held positions as both treisurer ind Vict- President and exnlained some of the ditAec- of these job.s. The treasurer is bonded and receives stite iids and tax revenuen from the. locil Tniri.--.Tities. This money is banked. The treasu-er ii therefore responsible for this money. The Vfce President fills in when the nrpeident is -ono. e. rrying out. his duties. Mirs. Myers was also asked hbotit i.rhit projects w.:ore undorta--ren whil h111c was on the boird. Thm biggest project w:an the ].lr-e-- hnil.rin!7 additi-on to the school. She s-id plot of hb..dirbhes -esu].ted from it, but the 'end product was worth it. Another nojor project was the bus barn. She felt this was very much needed to protect the buses fron vn".lis'. The ]ený -,ireh..e to buil. arother i'thletic field -,)s - third projet. Thnu-h jt reyer passed, ir
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