School Union 93 Board Members
The Union 93 Joint School Committee board consists of the 23 members from the school boards of the five towns: Blue Hill, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, and Surry. The voting power of each board member is determined by a weighted formula based on each town’s proportion of students in the union student population. The Union Board elects a Chair and Secretary.
Currently the Joint Committee Chair is Jerry Markley of Penobscot.
Currently the Joint Committee Secretary is Jake Simmons of Castine.
The weighted breakdown is as follows per the Department of Education’s reporting of the Estimated Census Count for 2021-2022:
Town Votes Per Member
Blue Hill 530
The number of votes necessary to pass an article is 3,629. To become effective, all actions of the union committee shall be approved by a vote representing more than ½ of the population comprising the units which make up the union committee. In order to have a quorum, twelve school board members must be in attendance with at least one member present from each town in Union #93.