Applicants for Vacant Board of Education Seat

  • The Union County Board of Education is seeking candidates to fill an At-Large seat that has been vacated by former At-Large Member Dennis Rape. Mr. Rape was elected to the Union County Board of Commissioners in November.

    Pursuant to Board of Education policy, vacancies during the term of office for board members elected prior to 2018 shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members. The appointed member shall serve until the next election.

    The Board of Education asked interested persons to complete an application and submit a letter of interest and a resume containing information including name, address, prior community and school involvement and why the individual is interested in serving on the Board of Education. Applicants must reside in Union County. Letters of interest were due by Monday, January 7, 2019 at 5 p.m.

    Update: The Board of Education received 12 applications to fill the seat. At the Jan. 23 Strategic Planning, Technology and Transportation meeting, committee members voted to nominate Sarah May and Todd Price to fill the BOE vacancy. The full board will discuss the nominations at the Feb. 5 meeting.

    To view each applicant's letter of interest/application, click on the folders below.