List: Who is running for school board in Linn and Johnson Counties

School board elections are September 12

Cedar Rapids Community School District buses at the Education Leadership Support Center in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, August 7, 2014. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Community School District buses at the Education Leadership Support Center in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, August 7, 2014. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette)

According to school board secretaries for eight local school districts, these are the candidates who will be on Sept. 12 ballots.

Cedar Rapids Community School District

(Three seats)

• Incumbent Nancy Humbles, District 2

• Incumbent Keith Westercamp, District 3

• Jennifer Borcherding, District 3

• Incumbent Gary Anhalt, at-large

• Theodore Collins, at-large

• Christopher Gehrke, at-large

Iowa City Community School District

(Three at-large seats, one abbreviated two-year term because of Latasha DeLoach’s resignation)

• JP Claussen

• Janet Godwin

• Ruthina Malone

• Laura Westemeyer

• Karen Woltman

• Charlie Eastham, two-year term

• Shawn Eyestone, two-year term

Linn-Mar Community School District

(Three at-large seats)

• Derek Jensen

• Cara Lausen

• John Sauer

• Rachel Wall

• Bob Gabel

• Robert Anderson

College Community School District

(Three seats)

• Incumbent Jed Peterson, District 2

• Incumbent Todd Hahlen, District 5

• Incumbent James Hodina, at-large

Marion Independent School District

(Three at-large seats)

• Incumbent Bill Hunton

• Incumbent Shari Irene Funck

No one filed for a third seat on the board.

Clear Creek Amana Community School District

(Three seats)

• Incumbent Bob Broghammer, District 2

• Scott Rohret, District 2

• Nikki Knapp, District 4

• Incumbent Eileen Schmidt, at-large

• Kathy Swenka, at-large

• Shawn Zierke, at large

Solon Community School District

(Three at-large seats)

• Incumbent Tim Brown

• Rick Jedlicka

• Dan Coons

• Nicole Pizzini

Mount Vernon Community School District

(Three at-large seats)

• Incumbent Lori Merlak

• Incumbent Sherry Grunder

• Incumbent Rick Elliott

• Jeremy Kunz

• Ryan Williams deadline for school board candidates to file petitions in Linn and Johnson counties was 5 p.m. Thursday.

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