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Meadows, Schmaling Sworn In As Newest Kenosha Unified School Board Members

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Eric Meadows and Kristine Schmaling, Kenosha Unified School Board Members
(Photos by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

Kenosha Tax-payers have two new school board members who were sworn in Monday night at an organizational meeting. Democrats Yolanda Santos, Mary Modder, and Rebecca Stevens and Todd Price were elected to the headship roles of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Clerk respectively.

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School Board Eric Meadows
(Photo by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

MR. ERIC MEADOWS

Position: Board Member

Email: emeadows@kusd.edu

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Phone: 262-358-8078

Term Expires: April, 2025

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  • Bachelor of science consumer and community science from the University of Utah
  • Graduate of Loveland High School, Loveland, Colorado
  • Recipient of John Philip Sousa award for superior musicianship and outstanding dedication
  • Member of the UW-Parkside Community Band – French horn
  • Private French horn instructor
  • Former KUSD substitute teacher
  • Professional project manager
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) in Agile project management
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Associate, Life Management Institute: Life Office Management Association (LOMA)
  • Former scout master in the Boy Scouts of America
  • Former regional unit commissioner in the Boy Scouts of America
  • Former full-time church missionary – Hamburg, Germany
  • Lay leader of local church congregation, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Sunday school teacher
  • Bow tie enthusiast
School Board Member Kristine Schmaling
(Photo by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

MS. KRISTINE SCHMALING

Position: Board Member

Email: kschmali@kusd.edu

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Phone: 262-620-6158

Term Expires: April, 2025

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Kristine Schmaling is a registered nurse working in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation at Froedtert South Kenosha. She began her career in oncology at Duke University in North Carolina before returning to the Kenosha area where she then spent most of her career working in critical care. Upon her return to Kenosha, she married John Schmaling in 1993. Together they have two daughters, a wonderful son-in-law and one grandson. Both daughters are KUSD graduates. Kristine graduated from Central High School in Paddock Lake and went on to earn a bachelor of science in nursing. One of her passions is mission work and serving others. She finds great joy in being involved in her church and being around family and friends. Taking time out for her physical, mental and spiritual well-being is important in her life.  

  • Bachelor of science in nursing
  • 15 plus years working and supporting nonprofit organizations serving the needs in our community
  • Former PTO member and school volunteer
  • Owner of SweetLand Elderberry Syrup, Kenosha
  • Co-owner of Classic Collision Center, Kenosha
  • Involved in mission work here, near and far
The two new board members were met with much excitement
(Photo by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

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