Quick Links
Skip to main contentSkip to navigation

Elgin Public Schools

Board of Education


Ajax Loading Image


Elgin Public Schools Board of Education

"Creating an environment where all students will learn."

The Board, administration and staff have made a commitment to help each student reach his or her maximum potential. The role of the Board is to set policy to enable administration and staff members to accomplish this goal.

Regular Board meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of each month in the ITV room at the high school building unless re-scheduled.  Official Board agendas are available in the Superintendent's office.  Effort is also made to post the agenda on the school website.

General Mission: "Creating an environment where all students will learn."

Mission Statement:  "The Elgin Public Schools exists to serve and nurture the experiences of the students in a manner which will allow them to function competently in all facets of society.  The School's responsibility is to ensure that students gain the skills and knowledge to function as creative, discerning, and productive members of a global society.

PRESIDENTSteve Busteed 402-843-5377 

VICE PRESIDENT-  Steve Heithoff 402-843-2307

SECRETARYDoug Jones 402-843-0438

TREASURER-Stan Heithoff 402-843-2184

MEMBERS- Lisa Welding 402-843-6772 and Bob Hoefer 402-843-5399


QUALIFICATIONS Persons wanting to run for a position on the board must be a resident of the school district, an eligible elector of the district and free from a financial conflict of interest with the position.  Individuals who are willing to serve on the board should believe public education is important, support the democratic process, willingly devote time and energy to board work, respect educators and have the ability to examine the facts and make a decision.

ELECTION/APPOINTMENT The annual school election takes place on the first Tuesday in November.  Terms shall be staggered so that three board members are elected at each general election.  Members of the board will be elected at large.  Incumbents must file for election at the Office of the County Clerk in Antelope County, by February 15 prior to the date of the primary election.  All other candidates must file for election by March 1 prior to the date of the primary election.

TERM OF OFFICE Board members nominated by primary election and elected by general election will serve for four years.  Terms shall be staggered so that three board members are elected at each general election.  Eligible board members are encouraged to consider running for more than one term.  Board members appointed to fill a vacant position will serve until the January following the next general election.


Negotiations;  *Steve Busteed, Bob Hoefer, and Lisa Welding

Facilities/Finance;   *Steve Heithoff, Steve Busteed and Bob Hoefer

Hot Lunch/Activities/Wolfpack;  *Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, and Steve Heithoff

Transportation/Technology Equipment;  *Lisa Welding, Doug Jones and Stan Heithoff

Curriculum/Data Analysis;  *Doug JonesLisa Welding, and Stan Heithoff

Americanism/Policy; *Bob Hoefer, Doug Jones and Steve Heithoff

*Committee Chair


"Serving on the school board is an honor and privilege.  Its rewards are respect from the community, students and employees and the satisfaction from knowing each board member contributed to the success of the children in the school district community."                          -John Molzahn, Logan View Public Schools