Roaring Fork School District Board of Education candidates finalized |

Roaring Fork School District Board of Education candidates finalized

Five candidates will run for two seats on the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education in November.

With petitioning closing on Aug. 27, three candidates for District A and two for District E had completed the requisite paperwork and will appear on the ballot on Nov. 2.

Competing to replace District A representative Jen Rupert are Chase McWhorter and Kenneth “Kenny” Teitler.

District A cuts through Carbondale and is mostly east of Colorado Highway 133 and bordered by Colorado Highway 82 to the north. Schools contained within the district include Bridges High School, Crystal River Elementary School, Carbondale Middle School, Roaring Fork High School and Basalt High School.

Three candidates will compete for Jennifer Schurer’s District E seat. Christopher Becker, Steven G. Fotion and Kathryn Kuhlenberg are the certified candidates.

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District E encompasses the Fryingpan Valley, bordered on the south by Highway 82 from El Jebel to Basalt. It contains Basalt Elementary School and Basalt Middle School.

The two elected candidates will serve four-year terms, and the seats will be up for election again in 2025.


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