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(The slide show just above features most of the current Board members. We are working are getting photos of the others.)

The Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by a Board consisting of between 4 and 20 voting members elected each year. The members serve a 3-year term with their terms in office having staggered expiration dates. For instance, in 2016, about one third of the members' terms would expire. Members can be re-elected. Typically members elected in 2016 would serve as part of the 'class of 2019'.

In addition, the President can appoint (with the Board's approval) up to three non-voting members, including the current Principal of the school.

The Board is called 'self-sustaining' - that means that the current Board members elect the new Board members. The election occurs at the annual meeting held in May. The Board usually meets monthly during the school year, and as often during the summer months as is necessary.

The Board elects four of its own to serve as officers on a one-year term. The officers include the President, the Vice-President, the Secretary and the Treasurer. Those four plus the immediate Past-President comprise the Board's Executive Committee.

If you're interested in more about what the Board does, and perhaps even seeking election to the Board, please click here to contact the Board President by email.

Roster of Current Board Officers

Role Name Grad Yr

Term Ends

President Judy Ayers 1966 2018
Vice-President Elmer Koch 1954 2018
Secretary Bob Rasmussen 1961 2019
Treasurer Ruth Ann Eilers 1968 2018


Roster of Board Current Members

Name Grad Yr Board Term Ends Committee
Mike Feriancek 1968 2020 Golf and
Friday Night Lights
Sally Godfrey N/A 2018  
Melvin Haagenson 1981 2020  
Jerry Herby 1968 2020 Pancake Breakfast
Judy Jungwirth 1961 2020  
Rodney Lossow 1983 2019  
Michael Miller 1966 2020  
Nancy Rosenow 1976 2018 Grants Chair
Marlys Schluck 1953 2019  
Warren Schluck 1953 2019 Wall of Honor
Alicia Skow (Parent) 2018  
Dick Westby 1952 2020 Historian


Nonvoting Board Members

Name Note
Ray Aponte School Principal


For information about the Board of Directors,
click here to send a note to the Board President.

The Mission of the Friends of South High Foundation: provide financial assistance and support for programs at South High School that directly enhance the students’ overall high school experience by enriching their academic, cultural and extracurricular experience; and to support and enhance their ability to further their education.