Four Candidates File for Board of Education Seats

March 11, 2013 ~ Four area patrons have filed for three seats on the Olathe Board of Education. An election will be held April 2, with advance voting by mail beginning March 13 and advance voting in person starting March 26. Patrons may vote for one candidate for each position. Those elected will begin their four-year terms July 1.

The three seats up for election (out of seven total seats) are held by Rita Ashley, Amy Martin and Mike Poland whose terms expire at the end of June.

Position 3 candidates are Brent A. McCune and Carl Walston. This position represents District 3 in the northwest portion of the school district.

The Position 5 candidate is Amy Martin. This position represents District 2 in the eastern portion of the school district.

The Position 6 candidate is Mike Poland. This position also represents District 3 in the northwest portion of the school district.

Each candidate was asked to share biographical information for district staff and patrons.

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