Vancouver Public Schools seeks board applicants to fill vacancy

The position opened after Camara Banfield announced her resignation from the board in January

Vancouver Public Schools is seeking applicants for the board of directors, position 2.  The position opened after Camara Banfield announced her resignation from the board in January following her appointment to Clark County Superior Court.

An application form is available on the district’s website: https://vansd.org. Forms also will be available at the Jim Parsley Administrative Services Center, 2901 Falk Rd., or by calling (360) 313-1200. 

The appointment process will take place as outlined below.

• March 15: Applications are due by noon

• March 16: Board reviews applications in executive session

• March 22: Board interviews candidates 

• April 13: New director is sworn in

To serve on the school board, one must live within the boundaries of Vancouver Public Schools and be eligible to vote. By law, school district employees and, in most instances, their spouses are not eligible to serve as board members.

The appointment to position 2 is temporary until November 2021, when it will be open for election.

The appointment process follows the district’s policy 1114, “Board Member Resignation and Vacancy.”

Information provided by Vancouver School District.

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