Some village boards, common councils and school boards across the North Shore suburbs will be seeing a change in membership come April. The deadline to file declarations of candidacy for the April election was Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Below is a list of candidates who submitted the necessary paperwork to appear on the April ballot.
Bayside Village Board
Bayside Village President Samuel Dickman will be unopposed in his re-election bid, as will Bayside trustees Robb DeGraff and Dan Rosenfeld.
Brown Deer Village Board
Only one candidate has stepped up to fill two open seats on the Brown Deer Village Board held by Jamie Awe and Terry Boschert, neither of whom are seeking re-elecction. The only candidate to file nomination papers to run for office is Julie Cook Quirk. The second seat could be filled by the person who gets the most write-in votes. If no write-in ballots are received, or the write-in winner declines, the board will fill the vacancy through appointment or special election.
Fox Point Village Board
With Village President Michael West not seeking re-election, Village Trustee Douglas Frazer and newcomer Gary Hollander are both vying for village president. Four candidates are running for two trustee seats. Incumbents Terry McGauran and Christine Symchych are seeking re-election, and newcomers Greg Ollman and Lorry Rifkin are hoping to join the board.
Glendale Common Council
A primary will be necessary in Glendale's first aldermanic district, where incumbent Bob Whitaker is being challenged by Monica Parkes and Tomika Vukovic. District 5 Alderman Izzy Goldberg is being challenged by Steve Schmelzling. District 3 Alderman John Gelhard will run unopposed in his re-election bid.
River Hills Village Board
River Hills Village President Steve Anderson, who was appointed to the position in October, will run unopposed for re-election. Four candidates are running for two seats on the River Hills Village Board. Those seats are held by trustees Willard Walker and Kurt Glaisner, both of whom are seeking re-election. Newcomers Ashok Kumar and Elfriede Engling are also in the running for those two seats.
Shorewood Village Board
Three candidates are running for two seats on the Shorewood Village Board. Incumbents Michael Maher and Ann McKaig are running for re-election, and Jessica Carpenter is seeking to join the board.
Whitefish Bay Village Board
Whitefish Bay Village President Julie Siegel is running unopposed for re-election, as are Whitefish Bay trustees Will Demet and Tara Serebin.
Brown Deer School Board
Three candidates are running for two seats on the Brown Deer School Board. The candidates are Todd Beadle, Rahsaan Dunn and Rachael Fellers. School board members Gary Williams and Dennis Griffin are not seeking re-election.
Fox Point-Bayside School Board
Fox Point-Bayside School Board member Debbie Roesner will be unopposed in her re-election to the board, and newcomer Angela Walmsley will fill the seat being vacated by school board member Dann Jacobson, who is not seeking re-election.
Glendale-River Hills School Board
Gary Lippow will run unopposed for one available seat on the Glendale-River Hills School Board. The seat is held by Glendale Mayor Bryan Kennedy, who is not seeking re-election to the school board.
Maple Dale-Indian Hill School Board
Four candidates are seeking three seats on the Maple Dale-Indian Hill School Board. The candidates include Incumbents Neil Mehta, Stephen Largent and Ryan Jenness, as well as newcomer Sarah Miller.
Shorewood School Board
Three candidates are running for two seats on the Shorewood School Board. Paru Shah is running for re-election, and newcomers Emily Berry and Pablo Muirhead hope to join the board. Ruth Treisman is not running for re-election.
Nicolet School Board
Three candidates are running for two seats on the Nicolet School Board. The candidates are incumbent Joseph Kasle, Glendale-River Hills School Board President Theresa Seem and Leigh Wallace Tabak. School board member Morton Grodsky is not seeking re-election.
Whitefish Bay School Board
Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Whitefish Bay School Board. Incumbent Douglas Armstrong is seeking re-election. W. Brett Christiansen and Friederike Lemaitre are hoping to join the board. School board member Jennifer Dragseth is not seeking re-election.