Keene, NH- Following Tuesday’s election the Keene Board of Education has a new member, Susan Fratus.
Ms. Fratus is known in the community for her activism during last year’s grade school configuration debate and won the seat surrendered by Mark Nugent, by earning 1,006 votes.
As for the seat held by Board Chairman Christopher Coates, it remains Coates as the Chairman received 1,049 votes; also keeping his seat was fellow board member Kris Roberts who received 891 votes, who beat Don Parker by 8 votes.
While Free Keene activists Ian Freeman, and Conan Saladay and Darryl Perry collectively failed to earn 300 votes between the 3 of them and were surpassed by John Bordenet who had 305 votes in his favor. According to the final results, Freeman only received 107 votes, Saladay had 78, and Perry had 69.
The winners of this year’s election will serve on the school board for a term of 3 years.