Committees & Other Assignments

Individual School Board members are assigned to serve on board committees, as board representatives to schools and programs, and as district representatives on local and state educational organization committees and task forces.

Such assignments for 2016-17 include:


Committee Committee Members
Policy Committee

Kathryn Houpt (Chair), Cindy Werner, Dr. Demond Means

Legislative Committee

Jon Jacobs (Chair), Dr. Demond Means

Superintendent Evaluation Process Revision Committee

Stephanie Clark, Wendy Francour

Educational and Community Organizations

•  Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) Delegate
•  Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESA) 1 Representative
•  MATC Board Liaison
•  Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium Representatives
•  Hiram Schmitt Foundation

The MTSD Board President serves as liaison to the following community organizations (as needed):

•  Mequon City Council
•  Thiensville Village Board
•  Mequon Thiensville Chamber of Commerce
•  Hall of Inspiration Committee

Board members also attend a variety of events sponsored by Mequon and Thiensville civic and educational organizations.


School representative assignments are made annually and pair School Board members with specific elementary schools, middle schools, and the high school. School Board members attend various parent support organization meetings and actively represent the District at these meetings.

Below is a complete listing of the 2016-2017 Board Engagment Schedule.

2016-2017 Board Engagement Opportunities  
Organization Date BOE Member
District Auxiliary Organizations    
MTSD Area Council Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Stephanie Clark
  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Chris Schultz
  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Jon Jacobs
  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Cindy Werner
  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Kathryn Houpt
Donges Bay PTO Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Chris Schultz
HHS PTSO Thursday, November 17, 2016 Kathryn Houpt
Lake Shore PTO December or February - 2nd Wednesday 6:30 pm Jon Jacobs
Oriole Lane PTO Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Stephanie Clark
Steffen PTO not requested yet Paul Buzzell
VOICES Monday, November 14, 2016 Paul Buzzell
Wilson PTO Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Chris Schultz
Board Representative or Delegate    
Hiram Schmitt Foundation Representative Thursday, September 15, 2016 Wendy Francour
Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) Annual Meeting Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Jon Jacobs
Chamber of Commerce Liaison Ongoing Stephanie Clark
- Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs   Stephanie Clark
Hall of Inspiration Committee Ongoing Stephanie Clark
Mequon City Council Ongoing Stephanie Clark
Thiensville Village Board Ongoing Stephanie Clark
Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESA) 1 Convention   pending date
MATC Board As Needed Paul Buzzell
Other Events with Board Attendance:    
HHS Facilities/Construction Tour Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Paul Buzzell, Cindy Werner, Chris Schultz
Sommer Automitve Pavilion Ribbon Cutting Thursday, August 18, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Chris Schultz
Elementary School Ribbon Cuttings Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Wendy Francour., Cindy Werner, Chris Schultz
HHS Inquiry Zone Ribbon Cutting Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Cindy Werner, Chris Schultz
Steffen Ribbon Cutting Thursday, September 8, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Cindy Werner, Chris Schultz
Lake Shore Ribbon Cutting Monday, September 12, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Paul Buzzell, Wendy Fancour, Cindy Werner, Chris Schultz
MTSD New Family Orientation Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Paul Buzzell, Cindy Werner
Japanese Delegation Welcome    
Chamber of Commerce “Celebrate Your Community” Awards Dinner Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt, Wendy Francour
School Board Candidate Information Meeting Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Stephanie Clark, Kathryn Houpt
Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium    
MTEF Tartan Bash January 21, 2017  
Chamber of Commerce State of the Community Luncheon March  
Board of Education - AC Appreciation Reception    
MTSD Staff Recognition Celebration    
M-T Rec Department Silver Awards Luncheon    
HHS Graduation Sunday, June 11, 2017 Stephanie Clark
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