FDL School Board Member Resigns
The Fond du Lac School Board will be looking to fill a seat after it was announced that current Fond du Lac School Board member and Treasurer, Mark Strand, has resigned.
Strand submitted his resignation Tuesday, August 24, the day after the regularly scheduled Board Meeting.
A press release issued by the School District stated, “On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to thank outgoing Board Member Mark Strand for his 11 years of service to the Fond du Lac School District,” said Mark Jurgella, President of the Board of Education. “He has been an asset to the District and to the larger Fond du Lac County community as a true public servant.”
Strand was scheduled to remain a board member until 2023.
You can read the complete press release here:
Fond du Lac School District Board of Education Member Mark Strand Resigns
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — August 26, 2021 — Fond du lac School District Board of Education member Mark Strand resigned from his position on the Board effective August 24, 2021.
Strand was appointed to the Board of Education in 2010 and then was re-elected in 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2020. “On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to thank outgoing Board Member Mark Strand for his 11 years of service to the Fond du Lac School District,” said Mark Jurgella, President of the Board of Education. “He has been an asset to the District and to the larger Fond du Lac County community as a true public servant.”
In his resignation letter, Mark Strand shared that his upcoming work schedule now limits his ability to attend Board of Education meetings. He shared, “My employment schedule significantly conflicts with my commitment as a Board member, I wouldn’t be able to honor my responsibilities.”
“It has been such a privilege to have interacted and known the professional people of the District, superintendents and present and past board members,” said Strand. “I found myself continuing to learn and together I believe we made sound and just decisions for the District and the community. In closing, I will always cherish that I was involved in what my parents called the ‘Teaching Profession.’”
The Board of Education will proceed with filling the Board vacancy created by Strand’s resignation following state statutes and District policies. More information regarding the process to fill the Board vacancy will be forthcoming.