Board Vacancy

School Board Vacancy
Posted on 08/27/2021
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Announcement of Vacancy

The Prosser School District Board of Directors is seeking candidates to apply for one seat declared vacant at its last regular board meeting in July. The board seat available is for District 4. Qualified candidates for the vacant board seat can apply directly with the Prosser School District, or they can be nominated by a member of the public. The term for this board seat expires in concordance with the election, November 2, 2021. Once the screening and interview process is complete, the successful candidate will fill the position immediately upon appointment by the Board.

DISTRICT NARRATIVE DESCRIPTIONS

Director District 4:

Starting at the intersection of Old Inland Empire Hwy and Wilgus Rd. South on Wilgus Rd. to Buena Vista Rd. East on Buena Vista Rd to North River Rd. East and northeast on North River Rd to Wine Country Rd. Southeast on Wine Country Rd to 6th St. Southeast on 6th St to Bennett Ave. Northeast on Bennett Ave to 7th St. Southeast on 7th St to Patterson Ave. East on Patterson Ave to State Hwy 22. Southwest on State Hwy 22 to Market St. North on Market St to Ellen Ave. West on Ellen Ave to Lillian St. North on Lillian St to Evans Ave. West on Evans Ave to Sadie St. North on Sadie St to Bennett Ave. West on Bennett Ave to Prosser City Limits. North following Prosser City Limits to Center River Channel. West following river to school district boundary. North following school district boundary to Old Inland Empire Hwy. East on Old Inland Empire Hwy to the point of the beginning.

Applicants for a position on the Prosser School Board must meet the following requirements:

  • the candidate must be a United States citizen;
  • must live in the State of Washington, and;
  • must be a registered voter in District 4.

 As part of the application process candidates are requested to submit in writing a biographical overview and a statement outlining their reasons for desiring to serve on the Prosser School District Board of Directors.        

The Prosser community is fortunate to have residents with a wide and varied background and the ability, through their diverse life experiences, to make a meaningful impact on our student’s education.  The board is seeking candidates interested in working together with the goal of continuing to bring a growing and improving quality of education in these challenging times.           

For more information on this opportunity, please feel free to contact any board member, Peggy Douglas, Jesalyn Cole, Andy Howe or Jeanie Aubrey or the superintendent’s office, 786-3323 or e-mail matt.ellis@prosserschools.org.

ANTICIPATED TIMELINE FOR BOARD APPOINTMENT

  • August 25 – September 10, 2021

Begin advertising posting and accepting applications

  • September 10, 2021 – September 14, 2021

Close position and review candidate applications

  • September 17, 18, 19, 2021

            Public interviews of candidates 

  • September 22, 2021

        Board takes action to appoint new board member