The Town of Wallingford Selectboard is accepting letters of interest for an interim appointment to the Mill River Unified Union School Board until Town Meeting 2023. VT law requires the Mill River Board to fill the vacancy in consultation with the Select Board within 30 days.
Any legal resident of the Town of Wallingford who is interested in this interim position should write a Letter of Interest containing: your name, address, tell us a bit about yourself, and a short paragraph outlining why you would like to serve on the school board. These letters of interest should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Town of Wallingford, 75 School Street, Wallingford, VT 05773, Attn: Town Administrator, or you can drop off the letter at Wallingford Town Hall. The deadline is June 6, 2022 by 4:30 p.m. The Selectboard will be reviewing letters at a meeting later that evening and then making a recommendation for the appointment to the Mill River Board.
If you have questions about the school board post, please contact the superintendent at (802-492-3578) or any other board member. The short version is that you will be expected to attend 2 full board meetings a month, as well as attending 2-3 committee meetings- all meetings take place in the evening hours. There is an expectation that you will be willing to check your email daily for up-to-date communications and that you can attend meetings both in-person and on a virtual platform depending on any particular meeting’s format and, the most important qualification… you are interested in helping the children and families in our community by making decisions that support a well-run and efficient school system that educates the students in all 4 of our towns.