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Vacant Seat - Board of Education 

Sept. 18, 2023 - During its meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, the Board of Education narrowed the field of candidates to fill a vacant seat resulting from a previous Board member's resignation. Board Policy 0142.5 dictates the statutory procedure for filling the seat and related information.

The following residents will answer questions from the Board during the Monday, Oct. 2 meeting. 

  • Matthew Petersen
  • Scott Hemauer
  • Justin Samuels

The Board will take action and select the new member later in the meeting.

If you have questions regarding this process, please contact Superintendent Thompson at


The Board of Education of the Unified School District of De Pere meets on the third Monday of each month to address the regular business of the school district. Recently, meetings have been held in the De Pere High School Community Room.  Please call (920) 337-1032 to confirm meeting dates, times and locations or check the agenda in case changes have been made. A special meeting of the Board is also held once a month, generally on the 1st Monday of the month. 

board members

2023-2024 School Board

Adam Clayton - President
Elected in 2022
Address: 2041 Higgins Hill, De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 608-220-3042

Chad Jeskewitz - Vice President
Elected in 2022
Address: 5362 Sportsman Dr., De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-217-6315

Jeff Mirkes - Treasurer
Elected in 2019
Address: 1103 Tanager Tr., De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-639-8090

Brittony Cartwright
Elected in 2022
Address: 2002 Dollar Rd., De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-309-0550

Jeff Dickert
Elected in 2023
Address: 264 Lorrie Way, De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-615-5505

Melissa Niffenegger
Elected in 2023
Address: 2014 Dollar Rd., De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-242-2269