School Board

Serving District 40 Community Schools are the following Board of Education Members:
Member Name Position Date Elected Date Term ends About
Mr. James W. Heil President April, 2017 April, 2021 Jim and his wife, Marian are both retired educators.  Jim taught Business at MJSH prior to being selected its principal.  He has served as the Okaw Vocational Director prior to his retirement.  His wife retired from Marissa Comm. Unit Dist. #40.  They have two grown children and have been life-long residents of Marissa.
Mrs. Pamela Hall Vice-President April, 2019 April, 2021 Pam is a graduate of Webster University with a Masters Degree in Procurement & Acquisition Management and works in contracting at Scott Air Force Base.  Pam and her husband, John Paul, have two daughters who are Marissa Jr./Sr. High School Alumni.
Mr. Kevin Leemon Secretary April, 2019 April, 2023 Kevin and his wife, Lexy, have four children who attend Marissa Jr./Sr. High and Elementary.  Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and works as a Physical Therapy Assistant.
Mr. Jim Brazinski Member April, 2017 April, 2021 Jim is an alumni of Marissa High School and earned his Bachelor Degree from Southern Illinois University.  He is the owner/operator of Brazinski Farms.
Mrs. Nanette Campbell Member April, 2017 April, 2021 Nanette is an alumni of Marissa High School and a lifelong resident of Marissa.  She is the owner/operator of Travel Connection in New Athens, IL.  Nanette and her husband have six children, five who are alumni of Marissa High School.  She is very active in many organizations in Marissa and was named Marissa Citizen of the Year 2019.
Mrs. Dana Fritsche Member April, 2019 April, 2023 Dana is an alumni of Marissa High School and a lifelong resident of Marissa.  She and her husband, Wes, have two children that attend Marissa Elementary School.  Dana earned a Bachelor of Science Degree at SIU-C and is currently employed with Focal Pointe.
Mr. Peter Pannier Member April, 2019 April, 2023 Pete is an alumni of Marissa High School and a lifelong resident of Marissa.  He holds a Bachelor of Ag Science Degree from Northwest Missouri State University.  He and his wife, BreAnn, have three pre-school age children.