Rochester Community Schools Board of Education Seeks to Fill Position Vacancy

The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Vice President Jane Pierobon. Board Trustee Beth Talbert will accept the responsibilities of vice president, and the position of trustee will be available for an eligible candidate to apply.

Rochester Community SchoolsThe Board will follow the Revised School Code and Michigan Election Law in appointing an eligible candidate to fill the trustee position. The term for the trustee appointment is from August 24, 2015 to December 31, 2016. For consideration as a candidate, the President of the Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District must receive the application, along with a resume, by 12 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Postmark dates will not be considered. Methods of return include any of the following:

  1. Mail: Mrs. Jennifer Berwick, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District, 501 West University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307.
  2. Fax: Rochester Community School District, Attn: Mrs. Jennifer Berwick, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District, Fax number: 248-726-3105
  3. Email: Mrs. Jennifer Berwick at [email protected].
  4. Drop off: The Rochester Community School District Administration Center, 501 West University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307, Attn: Mrs. Jennifer Berwick, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District.

General duties and responsibilities of a Board member include: coordinating initiatives with the Superintendent of Schools; establishing policy for the district; adopting the budget and aligning funding priorities with district goals; determining school facility needs; and, responding to community ideas.

Commitments include: attending and preparing for the Monday Board of Education meetings and closed sessions; participating in committee assignments, which consist of approximately two meetings per month; participating in school assignments, which average approximately six meetings per year; participating in liaison assignments, which average one per month; and, joining in ceremonial duties, to include commencements and honors events.

Additional district information and application information is available on the district website at www.Rochester.k12.mi.us.

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