Notice of Vacancy East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
- August 23, 2010
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board wishes to announce a vacancy on the school board due to the resignation of School Board Member Jay Augustine effective September 10, 2010. At its regularly scheduled meeting on September 16, 2010, the Board will appoint a qualified resident of School Board District “5”, in the Parish of East Baton Rouge to serve until the duly elected member takes office January of 2011.
Qualified residents of School Board District “5” interested in serving should submit a letter of intent along with a resume and/or short biographical sketch. Each applicant must also submit a Certificate of Residency/Qualifications from the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters. The Certificates of Residency/Qualifications can be obtained free of charge. Please submit the requested documentation to the attention of:
Mr. Jerry Arbour, President East Baton Rouge Parish School Board 1050 South Foster Drive Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806.
The deadline for submitting a letter of intent is September 10, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
Persons eligible to serve as members of the School Board shall have the following minimum qualifications:
1. A School Board member shall have attained the age of eighteen (18). 2. A School Board member shall be domiciled in the election district for the preceding year, except after reapportionment. 3. A Board Member shall have resided in the state for the preceding two (2) years. 4. A Board Member shall be able to read and write. 5. A Board Member shall not be serving on certain other boards specified in the Constitution of Louisiana. 6.) A Board Member shall have affirmed to the prescribed oath.
All applicants must also disclose if a member of their immediate family is an employee of the school system. "Immediate family" as the term relates to a public servant means his children, the spouses of his children, his brothers and their spouses, his sisters and their spouses, his parents, his spouse, and the parents of his spouse.
For more information please visit the school system’s web site at www.ebrpss.k12.la.us or contact us by phone at 225-922-5567.
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