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Beaverton School Board is looking for candidates to fill vacant seat

The Beaverton School Board is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling the current vacancy in Zone 7 on the Beaverton School Board.

Individuals interested in serving on the School Board must live within School Board Zone 7. Schools represented in this zone include: Chehalem, Fir Grove, Sexton Mountain and William Walker elementary schools, Highland Park and Meadow Park middle schools and the Arts and Communication Magnet Academy.

Applicants must also be a qualified voter, district resident for one year and cannot be a Beaverton School District employee.

The School Board will appoint a candidate to serve until June 30, 2013. The next regularly scheduled School Board election is May 2013. The appointee will have the option to run for Zone 7 with other potential candidates. The winner of this election will serve the remaining unexpired term until June 30, 2015.

Those who wish to apply should send a letter of interest and/or resume to: Beaverton School District, Communications and Community Involvement Department, 16550 S.W. Merlo Road, Beaverton, 97006, or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Following an interview process at the winter work session on Jan. 30, the School Board plans to appoint an individual at its business meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.