TUSD Governing Board member Dr. Mark Stegeman resigned today

Dr. Mark Stegeman, TUSD Governing Board member

Tucson Sentinel is reporting that Dr. Mark Stegemen in his 3rd term on the TUSD Governing Board resigned today on the Bill Buckmaster show:

Buckmaster Show 10/3/2019: Stegeman resigns from TUSD Board

Dr. Mark Stegeman, TUSD Governing Board member

Here’s the Sentinel article:


Dr. Stegeman was first elected in Nov. 2008, re-elected in 2012, and 2016. His resignation was effective immediately (today).

Dr. Stegeman’s term was up next year in 2020, so Pima County Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams will be appointing a successor to fill his term, till the General Election of 2020.

Already running for TUSD School Board in 2020 are Dr. Ravi Grivois-Shah (family physician, political newcomer) and Adam Ragan, educator who ran before in 2018 (came in 3rd in 5 way race for 2 seats).

Also up for re-election next year are long term board member Kristel Foster and one term member  Rachael Sedgwick, who is considering a bid for District 5 Pima County Supervisor.


  1. School Superintendent Dustin Williams interviewed on John C. Scott show on 10/5/19, and outlines the process of filling this vacancy:

    Hour 1 – https://www.kvoi.com/podcasts

    He will allow TUSD to send him 3 suggested names for the board vacancy in 30 days, after next Oct. 16 board meeting. Interested applicants can also send their letter of interest/resume to schools@pima.gov.

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