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Serving District 40 Community Schools are the following Board of Education Members:

Mr. Jim Heil - President

Mr. Jim Heil is currently serving as President of the Board of Education. Jim and his wife, Marian, are both retired educators. Jim taught Business at MJSH prior to being selected its principal. He then served as the Beck Vocational Director for several years prior to retirement. His wife, Marian, retired as the Reading Center Teacher at the Elementary. They have two grown children. They are both life long residents of Marissa
Mrs. Mary Thomas Rehmer - Secretary

Mrs. Thomas-Rehmer has served on the Board since 2005. She is a graduate Marissa Jr-Sr High School Class of 1986. She has an Associate's Degree in Business Administration form Belleville Area College. Mary has been employed with Schmitt Chevrolet for 24 years. Mary and her husband Thad reside in Lenzburg. They have one son Matthew who attends Murry State University.

Mr. Jim Brazinski - Member

Mr. Jim Brazinski is a graduate of Marissa High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree from Southern Illinois University. He is presently a farmer/operator at Brazinski Farms.

Mr. Kevin Leemon - Member

Mr. Kevin Leemon was appointed to the Board of Education in December, 2014. He was recently elected to a four year term. He and his wife have four children who attend Marissa Elementary. He has a Bachelor's of Arts Degree and works as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

Mrs. Nanette Campbell - Member


Mrs. Nanette Campbell was recently elected to the Board of Education in April of 2017.  She is a graduated of Marissa High School and a lifelong resident of Marissa..  She owns Travel Connection located in New Athens.  She and her husband have six children, three graduated from Marissa High and they have a junior and senior currently at Marissa High School.  She is active in a lot of community activities, including being a Girl Scout Leader for 25 years and a band parent officer.

Mrs. Pamela Hall - Member
Mrs. Pamela Hall was recently appointed to the Board of Education in June 2017.  She is a graduate of Webster University with a Master's Degree in Procurement & Acquisition Management and works in contracting at Scott AFB.  Pamela and her husband John Paul have two daughters, the oldest is a Marissa alumni and the youngest is currently attending Marissa High School.
Mr. Jeremy Wiley-Member