Baldwin County Board of Education member Angie Swiger resigns


Baldwin County Board of Education board member Angie Swiger resigned from her position as representative of District 5, WKRG reported Tuesday.

Swiger is a resident of Gulf Shores and was serving as Vice President and Finance Chair in her second term as the Baldwin County Board of Education District 5 Representative, which encompassed Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Elberta, and Bon Secour.

The board announced her resignation via email Tuesday tonight.

“We greatly appreciated Mrs. Swiger’s service to the children and employees of Baldwin County Public Schools,” superintendent Eddie Tyler said. “She has a servant’s heart and a passion for public education. We wish her all the best.”

Her term wasn’t up until 2020, according to the board’s website.

According to WKRG, Terry Wilhite, Director of Communications for the Baldwin County Public School System, said the board has 30 days to appoint a replacement for Swiger and will advertise for the position accordingly.