At their regular monthly meeting in December, the Caroline County Board of Education held their annual reorganization of the board. They unanimously re-elected Louise Cheek to serve a second year as president and elected Kathy Dill to serve as vice-president. They also unanimously re-elected William McAllister of the firm McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker to serve as board attorney.
Ms. Cheek was elected to the school board in 2012 and subsequently re-elected in 2016. She has a BA in Education, History, Social Sciences and Psychology from Salisbury University and an MEd from Salisbury University. Ms. Cheek was a teacher and administrator for 27 years in Caroline County Schools, and retired after a total of 31 years in education. She is currently the coordinator of Community Services for the Queen Anne’s County Health Department. Her two children, Robert and Sarah, are graduates of Caroline County Public Schools, and she resides in Greensboro with her husband.
Ms. Dill was appointed to a four-year term on the board of education in 2016. She has a BS degree from Salisbury University and a Masters in Administration from Salisbury. Ms. Dill taught pre-school at Denton Child Development Center for eight years. She then taught at both the elementary and secondary level in Caroline and Talbot County Public Schools, and held administrative positions in Talbot. She retired after 28 years in education. Ms. Dill is a member of the Maryland Council on Economic Education Board of Directors and currently serves on the Maryland State Department of Education Fine Arts Advisory Board. She and her children are all graduates of North Caroline High School, she currently resides in Denton with her husband.