SLH BOE appoints new board member to fill vacancy

Tony Carnahan was elected by the SLH Board of Education to fill a vacant seat through Jan. 2022. [COURTESY OF SLHES]

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS The Spring Lake Heights Board of Education voted on a new member at its meeting Thursday night, filling a vacancy after over two hours in executive session.

Anthony Carnahan was determined by the board to be the best fit of the six candidates that interviewed for the seat previously held by Erik Gardner. The term runs until the end of Dec., 2021.

Additionally, one of Mr. Carnahan’s first duties as a member of the board was to join the rest of its members in unanimously appointing Anne McGarry as the board’s Vice President.


“I would like to congratulate Tony Carnahan on his appointment to the Board of Education and am confident that he will be a strong asset to the Spring Lake Heights school community,” SLHES Superintendent John Spalthoff said.

The next Spring Lake Heights Board of Education meeting will be on Monday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held both in person at the school in a limited capacity as well as virtually via Zoom.

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