Trustee of the Board vacancy – Northwest Huron Area
(Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, Town of Goderich)
Due to a recent trustee resignation representing the area of northwest Huron, the Avon Maitland District School Board welcomes applications for the position of trustee. In accordance with the Education Act, Section 219 (1) specifies the qualifications necessary to be a member of a board. The person must be i) qualified to vote for members of the board; and ii) a resident in the area of jurisdiction of the board. Disqualifications are outlined in Sections 219(4), (5) and (7).
This position will run from October 24, 2017 to November 30, 2018. Following this time the position will be fulfilled through the school trustee election process in the Fall of 2018.
Persons interested in the position please submit an application in writing to the Secretary of the Board. Applicants will be required to provide the following information: why they are interested in the position; their background, qualifications, interests, experience, and concerns regarding the position; and other information they think is pertinent.
Any person expressing interest in applying for the position shall be offered a package of information to be picked up from the secretary of the board containing: Avon Maitland District School Board facts folder; Policy No. 5 Trustee Code of Conduct; schedule of board and committee meetings; committee membership lists; and the OPSBA learning centre.
Please submit your application by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 to Dr. Lisa Walsh, Director of Education and Secretary of the Board at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop-off to Dr. Lisa Walsh, Avon Maitland District School Board, 62 Chalk Street North, Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0.