Argyle School Board
There are five candidates, Keith Ritschard, Loren Bruehlman, Peter Herman, Stanton Bigelow and Lee Montgomery, running for four spots on the Argyle school board. Ritschard, Bruehlman, Montgomery and Bigelow are incumbents.
City/town of residence: Rural Argyle, address in Wiota Township
Family: Married to Tammy, two married children, six grandchildren
Education: Graduated from Argyle High School
Previous elected positions held: Previously elected to the Argyle school board for six years, serving as board president for one year.
What are the top issues facing this district/municipality and how would you work to resolve it?
Funding is always an issue. I am currently a member of the finance committee and we are working closely with our administration to plan the best direction for our future.
What are other key issues facing the district/municipality, and how would you work to resolve them?
Our retiring debt is a very important issue we are facing. We have improvements and repairs we need to make to our building so we can continue to enhance our educational programs.