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School Board acts on HR Director to begin June 20

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2017
Contact: Marisa Vette, 651-407-7695, marisa.vette@isd624.org
White Bear Lake, Minn. - The White Bear Lake Area School District is pleased to announce the selection of Mitch Cooper as the Director of Human Resources. Mr. Cooper will begin his employment on June 20, 2017, which allows for time to transition with current Director Linda Goers, who is retiring at the end of July. The School Board approved the contract at the June 12, 2017 School Board meeting.
Mitch is currently serving as the Human Relations Manager at Intermediate District 287. His role includes providing leadership and human resources support to both instructional and operational leaders in many different capacities.
Prior to his time in District 287, he served in Human Resources roles in county government, private business, higher education and healthcare. He has more than 27 years of human resources experience that he will be bringing to White Bear Lake Area Schools.

"Mr. Cooper brings a deep understanding of the human resources function in an educational setting," said incoming superintendent Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak. "He also brings extensive leadership experience to the position along with a genuine excitement to be part of White Bear Lake Area Schools."

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