South Haven Schools Board of Education
Back (L to R): Steve Nicholson, Lewis Kuchar, Luke Theurer, Jeremy Goeckel Front (L to R): Suzie Bacon, Glennis Zimmerman, Bryan Smith
Meet the Members of the Board of Education
No biography submitted. Suzie was first elected to the USD 509 Board of Education in 2011.
Jeremy is a 2001 graduate of Hanover High School. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and a MBA from Baker University. Jeremy is employed by Westar Energy as manager, substation electrical and is a licensed professional engineer. Jeremy is married to Abigail Yunker who is a 2003 graduate of South Haven High School. Jeremy, Abigail and their two children have lived in South Haven since 2011. Jeremy was elected to the Board of Education in 2013.
Lewis Kuchar, Jr.
Lewis grew up in South Haven KS and attended all of his 13 years of Elementary and Secondary Education in the South Haven Schools. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Agri-Business. He has been employed in Sales and Management of John Deere Dealerships for nearly 20 years. He is the Location Manager of P&K Equipment in Blackwell OK. He is married, and he and his wife Lisa have four boys. Lewis is and has been involved in public service most of his adult life. Lewis has served on the Township Board as Trustee where they lived prior to moving back to South Haven, and is currently serving as Treasurer of the Guelph Township and in on the Chamber of Commerce Board in Blackwell OK. Lewis was elected to the Board of Education in 2015.
Steven Nicholson graduated from South Haven High School in 1990. He is married to Kalli Nicholson, and has three children Shane, Alex and Abigail. He is employed at Globe Engineering Inc. Steve serves the community in many fashions including city council, Captain for the South Haven fire department, and member of the fair board. Steve was elected to the Board of Education in 2013.
Bryan is a graduate of South Haven High School (2000). Bryan received his bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University in 2004, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Newman University in December 2012. Bryan has worked in aerospace for over 8 years and currently employed at Hawker Beechcraft as a Supply Chain Manager. He is married to Julia, and has two children, Madison and Alex, currently enrolled in South Haven School. Bryan has been a member of the Board of Education since 2011.