Orange Unified School District Board of Education Seeking Applicants for Board Member Vacancy

ORANGE, CALIF. – August 6, 2015 – Board Member Diane Singer resigned her position as Trustee, Area 1 effective July 31, 2015. Ms. Singer was elected in 2014 and her term was to run until 2018. The Board of Education may either call a special election or make a provisional appointment to fill the vacancy within 60 days. The District is seeking persons who are interested in serving on the Board. A person appointed to fill the vacancy shall hold office until the next regularly scheduled election, whereupon an election shall be held to fill the remainder of the unexpired term.

Any person is eligible to be a Board member if he/she is 18 years of age or older, a citizen of California, a resident of the school District, a registered voter, resides within the subject trustee area (Attachment A) and is not legally disqualified from holding civil office. Any person who has been convicted of a felony involving the giving, accepting, or offering of a bribe, embezzlement or theft of public funds, extortion, perjury, or conspiracy to commit any such crime, under California law or the law of another state, the United States of America, or another country, is not eligible to be a candidate for office or be a Board member except when he/she has been granted a pardon in accordance with law.

The application/nomination period closes on August 28, 2015 and all applications/nominations are to be submitted to the Superintendent’s Office by 4:00 pm on that date. Applications/nominations received after the closing date will not be considered.

For more information, please call 714-628-4487.

Orange Unified School District
Superintendent’s Office
1401 N. Handy Street
Orange, CA 92867

superintendent@orangeusd.org

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The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 28,000 K-12 grade students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  In partnership with our community, we provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader.