Board Seeking to Appoint Member for Vacant Seat

Board Seeking to Appoint Member for Vacant Seat

On December 6, 2018, there was a vacancy on the Xenia Community Schools Board of Education due to a Board member’s death. The remaining four members of the Board are required to appoint a replacement to fill this vacancy within thirty (30) days (O.R.C. 3313.85).

The newly appointed member will serve for the remaining unexpired term that will end on December 31, 2019. Any qualified and interested citizen, who is a registered voter living within the boundaries of the Xenia Community School District, must deliver their letter of interest to fill the vacancy to:  

Mr. Eric J. Soltis, MBA

ATTN:  Board Vacancy

Treasurer/CFO, Xenia Community Schools

819 Colorado Drive Xenia, OH  45385

Letters of interest will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on December 21, 2018.

The letter of interest must be no longer than two (2) pages and include the candidate’s resume, the strengths the candidate will bring to the Board, and how the candidate sees the Board moving the school district forward.

During the executive session of a special meeting to be held at 11 a.m. on December 27, 2018, all letters of interest will be reviewed and the Board will select candidates for interviewing. There will be a public announcement indicating those candidates selected for an interview. A special meeting for the purpose of conducting the interviews will be held beginning at noon on January 2, 2019. 

On January 4, 2019, at 3 p.m., the Board will hold a special meeting and executive session to discuss the merits of each interviewee. In open session at the special meeting on January 4, the Board will vote to appoint the person who will fill the vacancy.

During the regular Board meeting scheduled for January 14, 2019, the appointed person will be sworn in by the Treasurer. 

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