NCSD Announces School Board Vacancy

News Release from North Clackamas Sch. Dist.

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Applications Accepted until December 19, 2018

Milwaukie, OR (November 16, 2018) — North Clackamas School District (NCSD) announces that Position 3 on its School Board is currently vacant due to the resignation of Director Trisha Claxton. NCSD’s School Board declared the position vacant at their November 15, 2018 meeting, and approved the following timeline to fill the vacancy:

November 16 — Open and advertise the position
December 19 — Deadline for applications
January 7-18 — Convene a special public meeting to interview applicants
January 24 — Appoint the new member to the Board

Individuals interested in serving on the School Board must meet the qualifications outlined in Board Policy BBBA (PDF).

“Persons will be eligible to serve as members of the Board if they are qualified voters of the district and have been residents within the district for one year immediately preceding the election or appointment. The individual must be 18 years of age or older, registered to vote at least 20 calendar days immediately preceding any election in the manner provided by law.
No person who is an employee of the district will be eligible to serve as a member of the Board while so employed. A person who is an employee of a public charter school may not serve as a member of the Board of the district in which the public charter school that employs the person is located.”

Complete information about the position’s role and responsibilities is available here, and application logistics can be found on NCSD’s website.

The newly appointed director will finish the remainder of the previous director’s term, which expires on June 30, 2019. In order to continue in the position, the appointed director would need to run for the office in the May 2019 election.

NCSD sincerely appreciates Director Claxton’s contributions and dedication to the school district.