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JCPS board candidates file for April election

JCPS board candidates file for April election

December 13th, 2017 by Phillip Sitter in Local News

All four people who had previously announced their candidacies for Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education officially filed with the school district Tuesday — the first open day to file.

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Current board members Michael Couty and Pam Murray seek to be re-elected to their seats, which will be open for new three-year terms.

Candidates Ken Enloe and Lindsey Rowden seek those same two seats.

Couty was elected to the board in 2015 and currently serves as the chairman of the board's safety and security committee and as a member of the finance committee.

Murray also was elected to the board in 2015 and currently serves as chairwoman of the board's policy committee and as a member of the safety and security committee.

Enloe and Rowden are JCPS graduates who live in Jefferson City and have children or grandchildren currently enrolled in the district. Both candidates talked in their candidacy announcements about wanting to build upon the district's positive momentum.

The election is April 3. Filing for the board runs through Jan. 16. Those interested in running may stop by the Jefferson City Public Schools' main office at 315 E. Dunklin St. Mondays through Fridays when schools are not closed for holidays or inclement weather.