In accordance with the Bylaws Section 4.4 (Vacancies), the Board of Directors has elected Margaret Scheiner to fill the vacancy of the director position formerly held by Mike Joint (Term expires 2023) and Robert Breazeale to fill the vacancy of the director position formerly held by Dan "Vern" Miller (Term expires 2024) effective November 12, 2023. Congratulations to Robert and Margaret on their election to the Board of Directors.
Margaret Scheiner is an Active Life Member of the Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association. She currently serves as a Senior Program Manager at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Margaret holds a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science Engineering from Cornell University and a PhD in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Florida State University. In the summer of 2011 and 2013, Margaret was employed at Northern Tier as an Interpreter and was highly regarded by many as an outstanding and dependable staff member.
Robert Breazeale is an Active Life Member of the Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association. Rob resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife, Robin, and their children, Adele (7) and Beau (5). He served as an Interpreter at the Northern Tier High Adventure base for three seasons (2005, 2006, and 2007). Rob is a senior Attorney with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (“LDR”), where his practice focuses on complex civil tax litigation and resolution, with an emphasis on sales/use tax controversies. He holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola University and a Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern University.
From the Bylaws:
Section 4.4 Vacancies: Any vacancy occurring on the Board of Directors may be filled by the affirmative vote of a majority of the directors then in office at any meeting of the Board of Directors for which a special notice is given for that purpose. A director elected to fill a vacancy shall hold office for the remainder of the term of office specified for that position on the Board and until a qualified successor is elected and has accepted.