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President's Office


Judith Castro-Romaker
Executive Assistant to the President
(608) 246-6678 
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Kristin Rolling
Executive Assistant to the President and District Board
(608) 246-6677
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Madison College District Board Appointment Process

The governing board of Madison Area Technical College is made up of nine individuals appointed from within the Madison Area Technical College District. Membership includes:

  •     Two employers
  •     Two employees
  •     One school district administrator
  •     One elected official
  •     Three additional members

Madison Area Technical College District Board members are appointed by a committee comprised of the 12 county board chairs from the counties that make up the Madison Area Technical College District: Dane, Sauk, Jefferson, Columbia and Marquette Counties, plus portions of Adams, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Juneau, Richland and Rock Counties.

Each year, three members are appointed to serve three-year terms beginning July 1. The annual appointment process typically begins in January or February. Board members are not paid except for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

In the appointment process, equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the Madison Area Technical College District, as well as to the distribution of women and minorities. Consideration is also given to representatives of business and industry, as required for employer and employee representatives.

No two members of the Madison Area Technical College District Board may be officials of the same governmental unit, nor may any district board member be a member of the school board that employs the school district administrator member.

All applicants are eligible to apply and be considered for the additional member category.

Applicant Requirements

There are four important requirements all applicants must meet to be eligible for appointment:

  1. Residency

    Applicants must reside within the Madison Area Technical College District.

    Madison Area Technical College District Map

    Counties in the MATC District
    • Columbia County, but not Markesan School District
    • Dane County, but not Barneveld or Pecatonica School Districts
    • Jefferson County, but not Kettle Moraine, Oconomowoc or Palmyra-Eagle School Districts
    • Marquette County, but not Markesan or Princeton School Districts
    • Sauk County, but not Hillsboro, Ithaca or Weston School Districts


    Plus parts of these counties: 

    • Adams County: Wisconsin Dells
    • Dodge County: Columbus, Randolph, Waterloo and Watertown
    • Green County: Belleville, New Glarus and Oregon
    • Iowa County: Mount Horeb, River Valley and Wisconsin Heights
    • Juneau County: Reedsburg, Wisconsin Dells and Wonewoc-Union Center
    • Richland County: River Valley
    • Rock County: Oregon and Stoughton
  2. Application

    Applicants must submit a properly completed 2017 application within 14 days of publication of the official announcement seeking board members. 

    The completed application must be printed, signed and notarized prior to submission.

  3. Letters of Reference

    Applicants must submit at least two letters of reference supporting their candidacy.

  4. Meeting Attendance

    Must attend the appointment meeting/public hearing in person and be interviewed.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPOINT MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS

Notice is hereby given that the Board Appointment Committee of the Madison Area Technical College District Board will accept applications from individuals residing in the District for the appointment of three individuals to the Madison Area Technical College District Board.  The Madison Area Technical College District includes portions of Dane, Sauk, Jefferson, Columbia, Marquette, Adams, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Juneau, Richland, and Rock Counties.

Categories of positions which will be open are:

  • Employer Member
  • Employee Member
  • School District Administrator Member  

Terms of office are three (3) years beginning on or about July 1, 2018.  Board members are not paid, except for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

An Employer Member is defined as someone with the authority to exercise independent judgment in determining or effectively recommending any of the following actions for the businesses employees and receipt of earnings as payment for personal services:  hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, adjust grievances, discharge, assign, reward, discipline or promote.  Generally, public employees at or above the division administrator level are considered employers.

An Employee Member is defined as an individual who is employed but does not meet the definition of Employer, or who is an officer or agent of a labor organization.  An employee receives earnings as payment for personal services and is employed within the Madison College district.

A School District Administrator is defined as a school district superintendent, supervising principal, or other person who acts as the administrative head of a school district and who holds an administrator’s license.  Qualifying candidates must be employed by a school board or a school district located within the Madison Area Technical College district. 

In the appointment process, equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the Madison Area Technical College District as well as to the distribution of women and minorities.  Consideration is also given to representatives of business and industries, as required for Employer and Employee representatives.

Note: No two members of the Madison Area Technical College District Board may be officials of the same governmental unit, nor may any district board member be a member of the school board which employs the School District Administrator member.

Applications must be submitted on forms which may be obtained at madisoncollege.edu/board-appointment-process or by contacting the Madison Area Technical College District Office, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, (608) 246-6677.  Applicants must submit at least two letters of recommendation with their application supporting their candidacy to the District Board.  Applicants must also attend a public hearing of the District Board Appointment Committee and be interviewed on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 5 p.m.  Applications will be accepted no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018.  No additional names will be accepted from the floor at the time of the Appointment Committee meeting.

 

Applications should be sent to:

Sharon Corrigan, Chairperson
Board Appointment Committee
Madison Area Technical College
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI  53704