Two newcomers and one incumbent have secured seats as Sandusky Central Catholic School board members for the next three years.
Members of Sandusky's three Catholic parishes elected Carla Pelz and Julie Youskievicz to their first terms during anonymous elections at this past weekend's Masses.
The pair will replace outgoing board members Louis Ralofsky and Eric Dudenhoefer.
Meanwhile, parish pastors reappointed current school board member David Harrison to his second term.
The school's fourth candidate, Christopher Kolar, was not elected to a term.
Officials soon will post an updated list of all school board members on Sandusky Central Catholic School's website, sanduskycc.org, likely today, school spokeswoman Emily Kasper said Tuesday.
Additionally, board members will choose their new officers, including their president, "at a later date," Kasper said.
There was a 50 percent increase in parishioner participation during this year's elections, she said. She didn't specify how many total votes school officials tallied.
Sandusky Central Catholic School board members serve for three years and cannot be elected to more than two consecutive terms.
Current school board members appoint a nominating committee to establish the list of candidates who appear on school board ballots each year, Kasper said.
For more information about Sandusky Central Catholic School's board members, including the responsibilities and general makeup of the school board, click HERE for a previous story.
School board biographies
•David Harrison — graduate of Bowling Green State University, with a bachelor's degree in manufacturing technology; works as manager of project management for JBT Technologies Inc.; Holy Angels Parish member, Mass coordinator and member of parish's finance committee; local coach; has three children enrolled in Sandusky Central Catholic School.
•Carla Pelz — graduate of St. Mary Central Catholic High School and Bowling Green State University, with a bachelor's degree in business administration, and Ohio State University, with a master's degree in business education; works as digital media teacher for Port Clinton Schools; local coach and volunteer; has three children enrolled in Sandusky Central Catholic School.
•Julie Youskievicz — graduate of St. Mary Central Catholic High School and University of Toledo, with bachelor's and master's degrees; works as intervention specialist for Vermilion Elementary School; St. Mary's Parish member and extraordinary minister of the Eucharist; has one child enrolled in Sandusky Central Catholic School and one child who is a recent graduate.