Marie Ross one of two finalists for Inter-Lakes superintendent job

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MEREDITH — The committee searching for the next superintendent for SAU 2, which oversees schools in the Ashland and Inter-Lakes districts, announced yesterday its final two candidates. Members of the districts can meet the candidates on Thursday.

The two finalists are Mary Ellen Ormond and Marie Ross. They hope to be selected to assume the role held by Phillip McCormack, who intends to retire at the end of the present school year.

Ormond is currently employed as an ...

MEREDITH — The committee searching for the next superintendent for SAU 2, which oversees schools in the Ashland and Inter-Lakes districts, announced yesterday its final two candidates. Members of the districts can meet the candidates on Thursday.

The two finalists are Mary Ellen Ormond and Marie Ross. They hope to be selected to assume the role held by Phillip McCormack, who intends to retire at the end of the present school year.

Ormond is currently employed as an associate superintendent in Hudson. With a background in special education, her present role has her coordinating assessment, instruction and curriculum for the district, in addition to various other duties.

Ross is presently the superintendent of the Newfound Regional School District. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at Plymouth State University. Prior to her employment in the Newfound District, she served as assistant superintendent in Laconia.

The SAU 2 board will host a "meet and greet" event on Thursday evening for members of the district to get to know the candidates. The session will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Inter-Lakes High School. Ross will meet district members in the school's cafeteria, while Ormond will be in the library.