During yesterday’s Board of Education meeting, the (NAME OF DISTRICT) Board accepted the resignation of (NAME OF BOARD MEMBER). Mr. XXXX informed the Board that he can no longer fulfil the requirements of Board membership.
(CONTRIBUTIONS OF BOARD MEMBER TO THE DISTRICT, ACHIEVEMENTS, QUOTES)
According to the Revised School Code, MCL 380.614, “A vacancy shall be filled by the remaining members of the intermediate school board until the next biennial election at which time the vacancy shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term.” Mr. XXXX’s term was to expire on June 30, 2019. The (NAME OF DISTRICT) Board of Education now has 30 days to fill this vacancy and plans to appoint a new member at the (DATE) Regular Board Meeting.
The term of office of each member elected to an intermediate school board is six years and begins on July 1 following the election. Although the only School Code requirement to be an intermediate school board member is to be a registered voter in a constituent school district, the (NAME OF DISTRICT) Board of Education would prefer a candidate who is currently serving or who has previously served on a local school district board of education.
Qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume listing work and volunteer experiences in writing by (DEADLINE) (NAME, CONTACT INFORMATION OF WHERE TO SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST)
Interested candidates should plan to participate in an interview session scheduled during a special Board of Education Board Meeting (DATE, TIME, DETAILS).