New Stevenson School Board member seated
Sunit Jain, newest member of the Stevenson High School Board. (Courtesy SHS)
Updated: September 24, 2012 7:04AM
The Stevenson School Board unanimously approved the appointment of a new member at its Monday meeting.
Sunit Jain, a 46-year-old business owner from Long Grove, brought the board back to its full membership of seven.
After taking the oath of office, Jain thanked the board for choosing him from the field of eight candidates.
“I am passionate about education and am excited to have the opportunity to contribute to our school district,” he wrote in a statement released by the school. “With three children going through our school system, two at Stevenson and one in sixth grade, I am excited to work with the board and our community of students, parents, teachers and administrators.”
Jain replaces Lori Lyman, a four-year board member who resigned in July to spend more time with family. The seat will be up for election in April.
According to his district-issued resume, Jain spent two decades in information technology before cofounding Ubiquity IQ, a business analytic software firm. He also cofounded the Supporting Excellence in Education Foundation, a non-profit that awards scholarships to service-oriented high school students. ~.