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Candidate Profile: Joe Schilling
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Darlington School Board

There are five candidates frunning for three seats on the Darlington school board: Incumbents Duane Jorgenson and Nicholas Zuberbuhler and newcomers Bob Hermanson, Joe Schilling and Donna Jean Wiegel.

Name: Joe Schilling

Position sought: Darlington school board

Age: 42

City/town of residence: Darlington

Family: Wife Jen, Paige, Trae, Reese

Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison; MATC Madison Diesel and Heavy Equipment; graduate of Darlington High School

Occupation: Sales Precision Farming

Previous elected positions held: None

What are the top issues facing this district/board and how would you work to resolve them?

Turmoil in the district

Loss and potential loss of quality teachers in the district

Discuss solutions, and out comes before the final vote

What are other key issues facing the district/board, and how would you work to resolve them?

Get back on track as leading school district in SW Wisconsin, by making informed, sensible decisions.

Why are you the best candidate for this office?

Able to think outside the norm, and find solutions for problems. Not afraid to stand alone for what is right. Make fair decisions with the kids and school staff's best interest at heart.