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May 16, 2014

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Public Notice: MRH Board of Education Seeks Candidates for Board Vacancy

The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District Board of Education seeks interested candidates to fill the term of former director, Dawn Medina, who resigned from the Board on May 15, 2014. Pursuant to MRH Board Policies, the remaining Board members will seek a candidate to appoint to the Board of Education to serve the remainder of Medina’s term, which expires in April 2015.

Residents wishing to be appointed to the vacancy shall make their desire known by sending a letter to the Board secretary stating their qualifications and their reason for wishing to be on the Board.

     Brooke Rintoul
     Secretary, Board of Education
     Maplewood Richmond Heights School District
     7539 Manchester Road
     Maplewood, MO 63143

The letter of interest must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2014.

Vacancy Process

  • Residents wishing to be appointed to the vacancy shall make their desire known by sending a letter to the secretary of the Board stating their qualifications and their reason for wishing to be on the Board. A period of two weeks from the date of the announcement will be allowed for receipt of these letters.
  • Review/Interview Process -- The letters received will be reviewed by the Board of Education at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting, or at a special meeting called for that purpose. The Board may select final candidates from the applicants, and these individuals will be interviewed in open session at a regular or special meeting of the Board.
  • Selection Process -- The appointment(s) will be made in open session at the next Board meeting held subsequent to the interview process. Appointments shall be made through a formal motion and seconded, and an affirmative vote by a majority of the Board. This vote must be held in open session.

Related Information
BOARD MEMBER RESIGNATION (Policy BBC)
UNEXPIRED TERM FULFILLMENT/VACANCIES (Policy BBE)
SCHOOL BOARD POWERS AND DUTIES (Policy BBA)
BOARD MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS (Policy BBBA)

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.