School Board Members Day - November 15
Richland County School District Recognizes School Board Members for their Service
This is the image for the news article titled Richland County School District Recognizes School Board Members for their ServiceNovember 15, 2017 will mark the ninth state-wide observance of School Board Members Day in Illinois. The theme for this year is Leading by Learning. The Richland County School District invites all members of the community to join in saying 'thank you' to our local board of education, and to honor their commitment to providing outstanding educational opportunities for the children and youth of Richland County.

Richland County School District Superintendent of Schools Larry Bussard commented, "The Richland County School Board is made up of individuals that are all strong advocates for public education. Each board member takes his/her responsibility to the students and families they serve very seriously."

The members of the Richland County School Board are listed below.
  • Jeff Wilson - President
  • Alex Cline - Vice-President
  • Leon Redman - Secretary
  • Carolyne Brooks
  • Steve Kinkade
  • Cindy Lockley
  • Steve Marrs

"There continue to be many challenges facing public schools in Illinois. This board of education takes the time to learn about the issues, listen to the community, and make decisions that put children first," stated Bussard. "I hope the public understands how fortunate we are in Richland County to have a school board that approaches their work in this way."