GLOBE – Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell has announced the time line and process for appointment of a board member to the Hayden-Winkelman Unified School District Governing Board to fill a vacancy created by the passing of Ana Dee Martinez.
Registered voters living in the Hayden-Winkelman Unified School District are eligible to apply. Potential board members are required to complete an application document as part of the appointment process. Governing board applicants must also submit a letter of interest and three letters of reference, and participate in a personal interview.
Application packets are available at the school district office during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday. Application materials are also available at the Gila County Schools Office at the courthouse in Globe, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM or online at www.gilacountyschools.org. The deadline for submission of application documents is 5:00 PM, Monday, April 21. O’Dell hopes to announce a selection by May 5.
The term of the person appointed to fill the Hayden-Winkelman governing board vacancy will expire in December, 2014, which is the end of the regular term. An election will be held for this position as part of the 2014 General Election. The person appointed and other interested parties from the Hayden-Winkelman Unified School District can run for election to the new four-year term at that time. Contact Holly Sow or Linda O’Dell at (928) 402-8784 for additional information about the governing board application and appointment process.