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Board Vacancy

Joe Wojcik, a Trustee for more than 10 years with the Hemet Unified School District Governing Board has tendered his resignation due to his move from the District boundaries.  The resignation became effective on August 2, 2017 upon receipt by the Superintendent of the Riverside County Office of Education.

 

The Governing Board will begin the process of filling the vacancy in Trustee Area 3 at their August 15, 2017 board meeting.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What are the qualifications for serving on the Board?

A person must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Hemet Unified School District, Trustee Area 3, at least 18 years old, and a registered voter. 
 

What is the term of the provisional appointment?

The term of the provisional appointment will expire in November, 2018. 
 

What do I need to apply for the position?

The Governing Board accepts applications from qualified candidates.  All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on September 1, 2017.   Applicants must be available for interviews with the Board at an open meeting on September 19, 2017. 
 

If I am selected by the Board, when do I take office?

The Board anticipates making an appointment at a board meeting on September 19, 2017. The appointment will become effective September 19, 2017, and the new member will attend his or her first full Board meeting after being sworn in on September 19, 2017.
  

What other information should I consider?

Serving on the school board can be a valuable and satisfying way to make a significant contribution to the community. The Board, staff, parent and student community enjoy a professional, collaborative relationship.
 
As public officials, Board members do have to comply with certain restrictions not encountered in their private lives.  Upon assuming office, a Board member must file a Statement of Economic Interest which is a public document that discloses the Board member’s financial holdings and other economic interests within the boundaries of the District (excluding a personal residence).  Board members must refrain from Board activities which constitute a conflict of interest or which are incompatible with their role as Board member.  
 

Where can I get additional information on the role and responsibility of a Board Member?

The California School Boards Association offers several publications on School Board Leadership, New Member Orientation and Governance Briefs.
 
District Board Bylaw 9000 outlines the role of the board.
 
For more information, contact the Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, Christina Dunaway at 765-5100 ext. 1001.
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