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Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates for Scarsdale Board of Education

recruitmentThe School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC) is seeking to identify potential candidates to serve on the Scarsdale Board of Education. The SBNC held its first meeting of the 2021 season on January 24th and is now engaged in active outreach to build a robust candidate pool.

Over the next several weeks, SBNC members will recruit and review candidates in order to nominate two candidates for the nonpartisan slate in the next school board election. The school board election and budget vote are slated for Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Of the two school board members who will complete three-year terms this year, only one of them is eligible for renomination. Board President Pam Fuehrer will complete two terms this year and Board Vice President will complete one term and is eligible for nomination.

The SBNC invites all Scarsdale School District residents to propose names of qualified individuals to serve on the Scarsdale Board of Education by email to ​sbncchair@gmail.com​. A candidate must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, a qualified voter, and a resident of the Scarsdale School District for at least one year prior to the May 18th school board election date. ​Nikki Hahn, SBNC Chair, stated: “The non-partisan SBNC process is critical to the excellence of our Board of Education and our schools. This year we will be proposing two candidates for the Board, and we hope service-minded residents will embrace this opportunity to help shape the educational policies that profoundly affect the children of our community.”

Interested candidates should complete a biographical information form and submit it via email to the SBNC Chair, Nikki Hahn, at ​sbncchair@gmail.com​ as soon as possible, but no later than 11:59pm on Tuesday, February 23, 2021​. Application form is available on the SBNC website at www.scarsdalesbnc.com​. Please see the “Join the School Board” tab or contact the SBNC Chair for further information.

Contacts:
Nikki Hahn, Chair
Kerry Hayes, Vice Chair

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