West Chicago Elementary School District #33    
Dr. Ed Leman, Superintendent   Board of Education
312 E. Forest Avenue West Chicago, IL 60185   Dave Barclay, President
www.wegoed33.k12.il.us   Katrine Maguire Secretary
(630) 293-6000      Fax (630) 293-6088   Sharon L. Jones
Contact: Becky Koltz School/Community Relations Specialist   Deborah D. Ramsey
    (630) 293-6000 ext. 201   Chris Scheck
    koltzb@wegoed33.k12.il.us     Joseph Lach
Date:  19 June 2005     Sue Stibal

Dear Key Communicator:

BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY
(Not a paid position)

The Board of Education of West Chicago Elementary School District #33 announces a vacancy on the Board to fill a 20-month unexpired term of office as a result of the resignation of Mrs. Sharon Jones due to increased work commitments.

Applications are being accepted through July 14, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. Requirements for board members include: must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, live in the school district community for at least one year, and a registered voter. The chosen candidate will fill the vacancy until the consolidated election in spring, 2007. If the candidate wishes to continue board service after this date, they must run for office and be elected.

Interested community members should pick up an application at the Educational Service Center, 312 E. Forest Avenue, West Chicago, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Applications are to be submitted no later than Thursday, July 14, to the attention of Board President, Mr. Dave Barclay at the address above.

Candidate interviews will be conducted on July 21 beginning at 5:00 p.m., with the intention of swearing in the new board member at the meeting that evening at 7:00 p.m.

Questions may be answered by calling the superintendent's secretary, Gayl Zuardo, at 293-6000 ext. 203.