North Shore Election Update: Dec. 21

Dec. 28, 2011


Below is a listing of the seats on local school and village boards, plus a municipal judge seat, that are up for election April 3. Additional information about the elections can be found at your local school district, village or city hall. A primary election will be held Feb. 21 if necessary.


Seats: two Village Board trustees

Who's running: Incumbents James Peterson and Daniel Muchin plan to seek re-election.


Seats: three School Board and two Village Board

Who's running: School Board member Dennis Lowder has announced he will not seek re-election; board member Leslie Galloway Sherard announced she intends to run for re-election. Trustee Robert Oates filed his candidacy papers, but deadlines prevented NOW from getting further candidate information.


Seats: two Village Board trustees and municipal judge

Who's running: Incumbent trustees Beverly Bell and F.R. Dengel III announced they intend to seek re-election.


Seats: mayor and Common Council seats in districts 2, 4 and 6

Who's Running: incumbents Jerry Tepper for mayor, Richard Wiese for the 4th District, JoAnn Shaw for the 6th District


Seats: three Common Council members in districts 6, 7 and 8; three Mequon-Thiensville School Board seats

Who's Running: Stephanie Clark for School Board; Nancy Anderson for District 8 alderman

Mequon-Thiensville School Board - three seats, now held by Ann Brownfield, Cindy Miske and Michele Ziegler.

Ziegler, 45, is completing her first term on the board. She is the assistant professor and chair of Cardinal Stritch University's undergraduate special education department. Ziegler lives at 13911 N. Martin Way with her husband, Dean, and two children. She holds a bachelor's degree in special education and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a master's degree in education administration from Indiana University and a doctorate in education and education administration from UW-Madison

School Board members serve three-year terms and are not paid. District offices are at 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon.


Seats: two Village Board trustees


Seats: one School Board member; village president, two Village Board trustees and municipal judge

Who's running: Donal Demet previously announced he will seek re-election as municipal judge; incumbents Jeff Hanewall and Thad Nation are also seeking re-election to the Village Board; and incumbent Guy Johnson will run for village president.


Seats: village president and two Village Board trustees

Who's running: Van Mobley has announced he will run for president; Kim Beck has announced he is running for trustee.

Donald Molyneux, 92, is running for re-election. He has served on the Thiensville Village Board for 40 years, 12 of them as a village president and 28 as a trustee. He lives at 326 Grand Ave. with his wife, LaVerne. Molyneux is a retired zone manager with NCR Corp. He also is a World War II veteran, having served as a lieutenant colonel.

People interested in running for village president or trustee have until Jan. 3 to file their candidacy paperwork, which they can obtain at Village Hall.

Trustees serve three-year terms and earn $1,800 per year; the village president also serves a three-year term, earning $3,600 per year.


Seats: three School Board members; two Village Board trustees

Who's running: incumbents Richard Foster, Kathy Rogers and Pam Woodard, challenger Anne Kearney for School Board


Nicolet School District: two seats

Who's Running: incumbent Marilyn Franklin

Fox Point-Bayside School District: one seat

Who's Running: incumbent Debbi Friberg

Glendale-River Hills School District: two seats;

Who's Running: incumbent Theresa Seem

Maple Dale Indian Hill: two seats;

Who's Running: incumbent Jane Guffy

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