The Chappaqua PTA and League of Women Voters of New Castle are holding an informational meeting for people interested in running for the Board of Education. Read their announcement below:
Have you ever considered running for the Chappaqua Board of Education?
This year, the terms of two members of the elected five-member Board of Education expire in June 2011. Two seats will be up for election on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
The Chappaqua PTA and the League of Women Voters of New Castle have joined together to host an informational meeting on Wednesday, March 9th at the Horace Greeley Faculty Lounge (off the cafeteria) at 7:30 pm. You will find out about how to become a Board of Education candidate, and current or past Board of Education members will be making a presentation on the responsibilities and requirements of the position.
The co-sponsors seek both to encourage able and interested citizens to run for the Board of Education and to help educate potential candidates on the responsibilities and requirements of a Board position. If you would like more information about this meeting, please contact either Vicky Tipp at email@example.com or 238-2310, or Lea Barth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 238-5153.
Anyone interested in running for the Board of Education should contact Theresa Markley, District Clerk at 238-7225 to obtain a petition. The deadline for filing the petition is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18th. The election will be Tuesday, May 17th at the Horace Greeley High School Gymnasium.