On April 7, 2011, Timothy Hodge was elected to the USD 373 School Board. Hodge currently has three children with two already in Newton public schools. His wife, Mary Ellen, is also employed as a teacher for USD 373.
Hodge, a former teacher himself, hopes to be a positive influence on the Board. Tim has practiced for seven years as an attorney with Adrian & Pankratz, P.A. Previously having worked for KNEA, he has direct experience with education law. Hodge has previously served in many capacities in the Newton community through multiple leadership roles as well as on various charitable boards.