Columbia High School Task Force Members Announced

1 decade 8 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, August 29 2007 Aug 29, 2007 Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:34:57 AM CDT August 29, 2007 in News

Individuals to serve on a Columbia task force were named today. The force will evaluate possible high school locations in Columbia.

The committee was created after landowner George Godas offered to donate 80 acres Northeast of Columbia to the district for a high school. The offer came two months after the school board voted to use another 80-acre site Southeast of Columbia for the high school. A public meeting will be held on September 18 at the central office, followed by a meeting with the school board on September 20.

Columbia School District released these names as committee members:

  • Andy Anderson, with the districts architectural firm, the DLR Group
  • Dave Babel, Realtor with Plaza Real Estate Services
  • Lynda Baumgartner, owner Image Technologies of Missouri, member of the Columbia Public Schools Foundation
  • Glen Ehrhardt, attorney with Rogers, Ehrhardt & Weber LLC, Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce board member
  • Bill Elder, University of Missouri-Columbia Extension Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis
  • Skip Elkin, Boone County commissioner
  • Dave Griggs, owner of Flooring America
  • Jim King, executive director of Missouri Association of Secondary School principals
  • Don Laird, president Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Ben Londeree, member Boone County Smart Growth Coalition
  • Don Ludwig, chair of district enrollment planning committees
  • Sally Mackey, parent
  • John McCormick, emeritus professor of chemistry at MU, owns property adjacent to Vemer site
  • Robert Nolke, retired educator, member of Columbia Public Schools Foundation
  • Jim Ritter, retired superintendent
  • Tommy Sallee, parent
  • Valerie Shaw, vice-president Commerce Bank
  • Steve Smith, president Premier Bank
  • Don Stamper, executive director Central Missouri Development Council, former Boone County presiding commissioner
  • Tim Teddy, Columbia city planning director
  • Ian Thomas, director of the PedNet Coalition.

 

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