The Medina Board of Education is accepting applications to fill the seat of board Vice President Susan Vlcek, whose resignation will be effective Jan. 1.
Under Ohio law, the board must fill the seat within 30 days of the resignation date.
To be eligible to be appointed to the board of education, an applicant must be at least 18 years of age, reside in the Medina school district, and have been registered to vote for the past 30 days.
Applications will be available beginning Friday and can be obtained at the board office by calling Noreen Paffumi at (330) 636-3010, visiting the board office at 140 W. Washington St. between 8 and 11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m., or by emailing email@example.com. Applications are due to the board office by 4 p.m. Jan. 3.
The board will determine the interview timeline at its Jan. 6 organizational meeting. At the organizational meeting, new board members are sworn into office, board members determine the various committees on which they will serve, the meeting schedule is set for the year, and the board may act on other business.
The board encourages applications from candidates who seek to help the board in maintaining educational excellence. For questions about board service, applicants can contact any board member. Board members’ emails can be found on the “Meet Your Board of Education” page on the district website, www.medinabees.org.
— from staff reports