Emery County School District

Notice of School Board Vacancy

The Emery County School District is accepting letters of interest to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education, by interim appointment, due to the impending resignation of Board Member Laurel Johansen, which takes effect Dec. 7, 2018.

The Board will appoint a qualified individual from Board Precinct #3, which includes East of Center Street in Castle Dale, Lawrence, and parts of Eastern Huntington. (For exact Precinct boundaries, check with the County Clerk’s Office.) The individual appointed by the Board will serve the remaining term of the office, which ends at the conclusion of 2020. The individual appointed will serve until a successor is elected and sworn in. The election for this Board position will be held during the general election in November 2020.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.

•Must have been a resident of School Board Precinct #3 for at least one year as of the date of appointment.

•Must be and remain a registered voter in School Board Precinct #3.

•Must maintain the member’s primary residence within School Board Precinct # 3 during the member’s term of office.

•Must be mentally competent and have no felony convictions.

•May not serve as an employee of the Board during the member’s term of office.

Application Procedures

•Submit to the School District Office, 120 North Main Street (PO Box 120), Huntington, Utah, 84513 by Oct. 26, 2018 a letter addressed to Business Administrator Jared Black, expressing interest in being appointed to fill the vacated Board position. Include reasons for interest, a statement verifying that all minimum qualifications listed above are met, and any other qualifications the applicant may want considered.

Appointment Procedures

•The Board of Education will interview interested and qualified persons beginning at 7 PM on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at San Rafael Middle School - 390 West 500 South, Ferron, Utah 84523. The Board will announce the interim appointment that same evening, following the interviews. The new appointee will be sworn into office at the Dec. 7, Board Meeting.

It is the policy of the Emery County School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or disability in programs, activities, and employment. Emery County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Rules and Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.