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.
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.