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Trustee Area 5 Vacancy

In order to ensure the process moves forward without bias, all questions, comments, or inquiries should be directed by email to the Board Secretary at superintendent@sduhsd.net. Please do not contact individual trustees regarding this process. 
 
Board Bylaw 9223, Filling Vacancies
 
PDF Application (For Reference Only; All Applicants Must Apply Online)
Board of Trustee Area 5 Vacancy
Updated Timeline Based on Board Resolution at the March 29, 2021 Special Board Meeting
 
March 19
Vacancy created in Trustee Area 5 (2022 Term)
March 29
  • Discuss overall timeline
  • Board of Trustee Resolution calling for the provisional appointment on April 22
      • Motion Allman, Second Muir
      • Aye: Allman, Mossy, Muir
      • Nay: Young
March 30 – April 16
  • Education Code Section 5091 posted on the District Website
  • Provisional appointment Process
    • Application posted on district website on April 2, 2021
    • Press release announcing vacancy and describing process for applying
    • Deadline for applications to be received at 3:00pm on April 16, 2021
    • Contact Registrar of Voters to confirm residency and voter registration status of candidates [Elvira Vargas (858) 505-7210 or Campaign Services (858) 505-7260]
April 19
  • Applications and supporting documents to be posted with the agenda on April 19, 2021
  • Notify candidates of time and location of interviews
April 22
  • Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees
o   Provisional appointment candidates attend the meeting
o   Candidates tentatively scheduled for three minutes for a presentation with follow-up questions from the Board of Trustees
o   Board action item to make a provisional appointment – Majority vote required
o   Administration of Oath of Office and seating of appointee
April 22 – May 22
  • Post notice of provisional appointment
  • Potential petition calling for a special election [EC, § 5091]
      • 30 days from time of appointment the required number of signatures need to be submitted to the County Superintendent of Schools
      • If the County Superintendent of Schools determines the petition has the legally sufficient number of signatures, the provisional appointment is terminated pending an election
May 18
Sixtieth day -- If the board takes no action within the 60-day period, the County Superintendent of Schools shall call an election to fill the vacancy. [EC, § 5091(a)]