The Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 Board of Education is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the January 2019 resignation of Board Member Wayne White.
The individual selected for this Board vacancy will serve on the School Board from the date of appointment until a new member is elected for this position at the April 2, 2019 consolidated election and seated as a member of the Board of Education.
Applicants for the Board vacancy must:
Be a United States citizen
Be at least 18 years of age
Be a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment
Be a registered voter
Not hold another incompatible public office
Not employed by the district (individual employment contracts worth more than $1,000 or multiple employment contracts exceeding $2,000 in any fiscal year)
Not have any interest directly or indirectly in any contract, work, or business of the school district or in the sale of any article to the school district.
Not be a school trustee
Not hold certain types of prohibited State or federal employment
Not be a child sex offender (as described in Section 11-9.3 of the Criminal Code)
Not be convicted of an “infamous” crime (as defined in Section 124-1 of the Criminal Code: “arson, bigamy, bribery, burglary, deviate sexual assault, forgery, incest or aggravated incest, indecent liberties with a child, kidnapping or aggravated kidnapping, murder, perjury, rape, robbery, sale of narcotic drugs, subornation of perjury, and theft if the punishment imposed is imprisonment in the penitentiary.”)
Applicants should show familiarity with the Board’s policies regarding general duties and responsibilities of a Board and a Board member, including fiduciary responsibilities, conflict of interest, ethics and gift ban. (Click to review the Board Policy Manual.)
Letters of interest stating the applicant’s name, address, telephone number and reasons for wanting to serve as a school board member should be addressed to the following:
School Board President
Collinsville Community Unit School District No. 10
201 West Clay Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
Letters of interest must be received at the above address no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019. For a printable copy of application requirements, click here: Announcement of Board Member Vacancy
For questions or additional information, please contact Susan Frechman, (618) 346-6350, ext. 4233.