(Posted June 5, 2018)
By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor
Southeastern Local Schools is on the hunt for a new treasurer.
On May 26, the school board accepted Brad McKee’s resignation, effective June 30. McKee, a Southeastern alumnus, has served the district since 2002.
“I have enjoyed working in the district where I grew up. I appreciate the education I received in this community and the work ethic that was instilled in me by my mother and father growing up here,” he said in his resignation letter.
“It has been a pleasure to give back to the community as the district’s treasurer and an honor and privilege to serve in my hometown,” he continued. “I am proud of all that I accomplished as treasurer and that the district accomplished during my tenure.”
McKee counts among those accomplishments his efforts to be fiscally responsible and accountable as much to himself as to the community.
“It’s not just a job to me,” he said.
McKee has accepted a position as treasurer of both Greenon Local Schools and Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center (CTC). He is not new to shared services arrangements. During his 16 years at Southeastern, he spent two years providing shared services to Xenia Community Schools and five years to Greenon. He also served a short time as treasurer for London City Schools.
About his new position, McKee commented, “As a lifelong resident of Clark County, I consider it a privilege to be part of providing high-quality educational opportunities for a new generation of Clark County students. I’m excited to work with two districts that are committed to educational excellence, fiscal responsibility, and creative solutions to make the most of the taxpayers’ investment in education.”
McKee will finish out the fiscal year at Southeastern, after which he will provide interim services while the district searches for his replacement.
McKee and his wife will remain residents of South Charleston. Their son will be a seventh-grader in the district this fall.
Also at the May 26 meeting, the Southeastern school board:
* accepted the resignation of Matt McCurdy as varsity boys’ basketball coach;
* approved an overnight junior high and high school cheerleading camp at Denison University, June 22-24; and
* approved Derek Richardson as a volunteer for summer band camp practices.