West Perry School Board to Fill Vacancy

West Perry School Board Anticipated Vacancy
Board table with TeamEffective July 1, 2022, a vacancy exists on the Board of School Directors of the West Perry School District. The board director will represent Region 1 (Bloomfield Borough, Centre Township, and Saville Township).  In accordance with the School Laws of Pennsylvania, the remaining members of the Board intend to fill the vacancy at the July 11, 2022, Board Meeting. The individual appointed will serve until the first Monday of December 2023.

In addition to being a current resident of the District and Region 1, Section 322 of the Public School Code of 1949 as amended limits eligibility to: "Any citizen of this Commonwealth, having a good moral character, being eighteen (18) years of age or upwards, and having been a resident of the district for at least one (1) year, prior to the date of his election or appointment." There are further limitations relating to those who hold other government offices or positions in the School District.

Eligible individuals interested in being considered for this vacant office should submit a letter of application, which must be received (mailed, faxed, or hand carried) by close of business (3:45 p.m.) on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, addressed to the West Perry School District Board of School Directors, C/O Board Secretary, 2606 Shermans Valley Rd., Elliottsburg, PA 17024. The letter of application must include the applicant's address, home and work telephone numbers, current resume, and a statement of the reasons why the applicant desires to serve as a school director.

The Board of School Directors intends to appoint the new director to fill the current vacancy at the board meeting to be conducted on Monday, July 11, 2022.