MERRILL (WAOW) – The president of the Merrill Area School Board is resigning after accepting a new job.
“As part of my new employment understanding, I am obligated to devote my full business time and best efforts to my new company,” Jeff Verdoorn said in a statement Tuesday.
The resignation is effective July 31, he said.
Superintendent Walter Leipart said the district will begin efforts to appoint a replacement for Verdoorn as soon as possible.
Verdoorn's term ends in 2016.