District 37 seeks Board Member to fill vacancy
Avoca School District 37 is seeking applicants for a mid-term Board of Education vacancy resulting from the resignation of board member Sherry Wallingford.
By state statute, the remaining Board of Education members have the responsibility to appoint a replacement to continue Mrs. Wallingford’s term. Although this term does not expire until April 2015, the appointee will only serve in this capacity until the next regularly scheduled Board of Education election, which is set for April 2, 2013. At that election, four typical four-year terms will be up for consideration and one two-year span, the remainder of Mrs. Wallingford’s term.
Applications for the first portion of Mrs. Wallingford’s remaining term will be accepted via the Avoca School District #37 website, www.avoca37.org, until Wednesday, July 18, 2012. To be considered for this position, an applicant must be at least18 years of age, must have lived in the school district for at least one year and must be a registered voter.
Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Kevin Jauch the Superintendent of the Avoca School District or the current Board of Education President Jeff Greengoss at (847) 728-4128. General information regarding the roles and responsibilities of Board of Education members can be found on the Illinois Association of School Boards’ website at http://iasb.com/pdf/YourSchoolBoardandYou.pdf.
Avoca School District 37 services portions of Glenview, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka.