Guthrie Public Schools will need to appoint a new member to the school board following a resignation last week.
Board President Gina Davis resigned her position following last week’s board meeting. Related article: Guthrie school board member resigns from post
Since Davis served less than half of her most recent term, an election is required to fill the remainder of the term which runs through 2025. The filing period for the seat is in early December with an election in April. If more than two candidates file, an election would occur in February, with a run-off in April.
The current board members have 60 days to appoint an eligible citizen to fill the seat until the election.
In order to be eligible, the candidate must be a high school graduate (or G.E.D. equivalent), have resided in ward #6 for at least six months, have been registered to vote at the address within the ward for at least six months, possess no felony convictions within the last fifteen years and not be related to any employee of Guthrie Public Schools within the second degree.
Interested parties who possess the qualifications should contact Samantha Stewart, Board Clerk, for an application. Applications will be accepted until Monday, June 3, 2021 at 4:45 p.m.