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School Board Candidates

I am attempting to find information on the school board candidates.  It has been much easier in the past.  This year it has been more difficult. 

Susan D. Coffman

Susan Coffman has served as the Outreach Program Coordinator and Finance Officer for Lee’s Summit CARES since 2008. She has been a mayor-appointed representative to the Human Services Advisory Board, facilitated alcohol retailer trainings, organized the annual Holly Festival with the DARE program, managed bookkeeping and accounting, and served as the community liaison between LS CARES and local business, universities and the cities. 

Coffman’s financial background includes work as a customer support specialist at Jack Henry & Associates Inc. for 11 years and assistant vice president and customer support specialist at Merchants Bank for 17 years. 

Her community activities include serving on the Human Services Advisory Board, Paradise Park Advisory Board, Lee’s Summit Social Services Board, former treasurer of Rotary Club of L…

Current Board Members

Here are our current board members.  I am going to highlight items that I find interesting.  My own personal opinion is that they shouldn't be able to make decisions that can affect them in a positive way. If you are receiving a retirement from the district or you have a family member that works for the district your decisions could be motivated by your own self interests.

BobWhitePresident Bob White became a member of the Board of Education in April 2013. Within the community, he has served as president of the Lee’s Summit Symphony, director for the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation, as a member and education key-performance area chairperson for the City of Lee’s Summit 360 initiative and as a board member for both the Lee’s Summit United Methodist Church and Lee’s Summit Christian Church. Mr. White retired from the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District in 2007 after a 33-year career. Within R-7, he worked as director at Summit Technology Academy, as assistant principal at Pleasant Mid…