District Board Appointments

The Gateway Technical College District is governed by a nine-member board of trustees representing the communities served by the three-county district. The Board comprises two employer members, two employee members, one elected official, one school district administrator, and three additional members. Members are appointed by the chairpersons of the Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth County Boards of Supervisors, and serve staggered three-year terms.


Notice is hereby given by Mr. Russell Clark, Chairperson of the Racine County Board of Supervisors and Chairperson of the Appointment Committee for the Gateway Technical College District Board that the Appointment Committee will meet at 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2020, at Gateway Technical College, HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington, WI, Room H101, to:

  • hold a public hearing on nominations;
  • review and approve the Plan for Representation; 
  • consider the appointment of representatives to the Gateway Technical College District Board; and
  • to consider other items relating to the appointment process.  

The Gateway Technical College District Board Appointment Committee reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at this meeting per Wisconsin Statute 19.85 (1)(c) and (1)(f) to consider information which, if discussed in public, would be likely to have a substantial adverse effect upon the reputation of any person, and reserves the right to convene again into open session for the purpose of taking action.

Applications were available for:

  • Two (2) Additional Members
  • One (1) Elected Official Member

Vacant is one (1) Kenosha County Seat, two (2) Racine County Seats.

Three (3) appointees will be appointed to three-year terms commencing on July 1, 2020 and expiring on June 30, 2023. APPLICANTS ARE:

Racine County Resident: 

Ram Bhatia
7902 Creek View Lane
Mt. Pleasant, WI 53406

Samuel Christensen
5315 Linden Circle
Racine, WI 53406

Umeshkumar Vekaria
733 Milwaukee Avenue
Burlington, WI 53105

Pamela Zenner-Richards
810 Kentucky Street
Racine, WI 53405

Kenosha County Resident:

Rebecca Matoska-Mentink
4214 109th Street
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Howard Moon
7817 7th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53143

R. Scott Pierce
11920 45th Avenue
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

In order to meet eligibility requirements, all candidates must attend the Appointment Committee Public Hearing on Monday, March 9, 2020, in person and be interviewed.

Mr. Russell Clark
Chairperson, Racine County Board of Supervisors
Chairperson, Gateway Technical College District Board Appointment Committee

For purposes of state regulations, this notice was officially published in the Racine Journal Times and Kenosha News on or before February 24, 2020.