The Wausau Board of Education consists of nine community members elected by the citizens of the District. Board members are elected at-large and serve overlapping terms of three years. Board members receive a yearly salary established at the District's Annual Meeting.
The School Board acts to establish policies that govern the operation of the Wausau School District. It has final control over local school matters limited by the state legislature, the courts, and the will of the people as expressed in School District elections.
The Board of Education takes action on matters only in formal session with a majority of members present. The Board President serves as the spokesperson for the School Board’s position on all items related to the public schools.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
WI Statute s. 120.06(6)(b)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to qualified electors of the WAUSAU SCHOOL DISTRICT that a School Board election
will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, to fill the following Board positions:
THREE (3) MEMBERS-AT-LARGE
Terms of office for the following members-at-large expire on April 21, 2024:
An elector desiring to be a candidate for a position on the School Board of the Wausau School District must file a
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY, CAMPAIGN REGISTRATION STATEMENT, AND CIRCULATE AND SUBMIT NOMINATION PAPERS
at the WAUSAU SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES, 415 SEYMOUR STREET, WAUSAU WI 54403, between the hours of
8:00 AM and 4:00 PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, mailed to the address noted above, or filed personally with the
School Board Deputy Clerk PRIOR TO 5:00 PM ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2024. The Wausau School District Offices
will be closed to the public for Winter Break from December 25, 2023, until January 2, 2024.
If you would like to personally file election paperwork during that time, please make an appointment by emailing
the Deputy Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. District boundary information may also be obtained at
Wausau School District Offices. The first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2023.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.
Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election.
If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Dated this 26th day of November 2023.
School Board Clerk