Application for Vacant Board Seat

The School Board of Stillwater Area Public Schools is accepting applications from residents of Independent School District No. 834 who are interested in serving on the School Board for two vacant director positions. The appointees will serve until November 2020.

 The School Board will appoint two new members using the process outlined below:

  • Legal requirements: Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, be eligible to vote, have been a resident of the school district for at least 30 days, have not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under MN Stat. Section 243.166.

  • Time commitment: Approximately 20 hours per month.

  • Meetings: Business meetings are twice a month. There may also be special meetings, work sessions, committee meetings, trainings, and seminars.

APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW PROCESS

Applications will be available online beginning at noon on July 24, 2020 from the district website.  If you have any questions please contact the Superintendent's Office at 651-351-8455.

The deadline to submit applications (including a completed application form, cover letter, and resume) is by 3 p.m. on July 31, 2020. Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. The school district assumes no responsibility for application materials that were sent but not received by the stated deadline.

All applications and any accompanying materials will be considered public information. The School Board will interview all qualified applicants at a special meeting on August 5, 2020.  Applicants may be considered for appointment at that meeting. The appointments shall be effective on the 31st day following the School Board’s resolution making the appointment, absent receipt of a valid petition rejecting the appointee in compliance with the requirements under Minnesota Statutes §123B.09, subd. 5b(b).  

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete and submit online by clicking the application form link. Within this online application, you will also enclose/attach a resume and a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you are interested in serving on the School Board of Independent School District No. 834.
  • All materials will be submitted electronically (application, resume, and cover letter) online to Sherri Skogen, School Board Secretary.  You will receive a confirmation email once your application has successfully been submitted.  For questions please email skogens@stillwaterschools.org. Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. on July 31, 2020.

The appointment to the vacant positions shall be made at the School Board’s regular meeting on September 10, 2020 by resolution adopted by a simple majority vote of a quorum of the School Board and entered into the minutes. The appointments shall be effective on the 31st day following the School Board’s resolution making the appointment, absent receipt of a valid petition rejecting the appointee in compliance with the requirements under Minnesota Statutes §123B.09, subd. 5b(b).  

Applicants for School Board Vacancy

  1. Georgia Lickness
  2. Timothy Brewington II
  3. Mary Turnberg
  4. Andrew Kass
  5. Bill Gilles
  6. Michelle Deziel
  7. Beverly Petrie
  8. Holly English
  9. DeeDee Armstrong
  10. Natasha Fleishman