February 17, 2023

Dear Roanoke-Benson Families & Staff,

Our Board of Education accepted Todd Meinhold's resignation from the school board last night. Todd served the students and families of our school district for 14 years. His tenure included leadership on the building of our new high school, the renovation of our Ag Lab, and countless other facility enhancements. As a proud graduate of our school district, Todd always approached each project with a passion for RB students and families.  

Please see the vacancy announcement below:

Announcement of School Board Vacancy

The Roanoke Benson CUSD #60 School Board is currently seeking candidates to fill one open school board position.  The position will be filled no later than April 9, 2023  and will continue until the April 2025 Consolidated Election.  Candidates must be a U.S. citizen of 18 years of age or older, a resident of the school district residing in any township except Roanoke Township for at least one year prior to appointment, and not have a financial or legal conflict of interest with the district as defined by the Illinois School Code.  Interested candidates should submit their name, contact information, statement of economic interest, and application no later than March 10, 2023 to Assistant Superintendent, John Streit, Roanoke-Benson School District Office, 208 W. High St., Roanoke IL, 61561.  To receive a copy of the application and statement of economic interest information form, please contact Assistant Superintendent John Streit at the above address or by calling 309-923-8921.

Thank you,

Tom Welsh