Board Seeks Candidates for Region 1 Vacancy; Special Public Meeting Scheduled
Coatesville Area School District Board Member Resigns
Coatesville Area School District Board Member Brandon J. Rhone has informed the Board and Administration that he is resigning for personal reasons. The resignation was submitted by letter to the Board on December 15, 2020, and is effective January 9, 2021.
The Board will make every attempt to fill the position in as open and transparent a way as possible. The Board encourages anyone in Region I who is interested in serving on the School Board to follow the process for applying. The Board requests that each candidate send an application form, a letter of interest, a financial interests statement, and a resume via email to Board Secretary Lori Diefenderfer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see links to the forms below. The deadline for applications and financial statements is Friday, January 29, 2021, at 5 p.m.
Under Pennsylvania’s School Code, the Board has 30 days to fill the vacancy. The Board will review all applications received and will hold a special public meeting on February 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. to interview applicants. The meeting will be virtual, and there will be a link on the homepage of the District’s website to view the meeting.
On February 9, 2021, at 7 p.m., during the special board meeting, the Board will consider and act upon the appointment of a candidate from the qualified electors of the School District to fill the Board vacancy, as well as any other business that may come before the Board. The meeting will be virtual, and there will be a link on the homepage of the District’s website to view the meeting.
Links to forms and other information:
- To download the application, please click on the following link: Board of School Directors Application Form.
- To download the financial interests statement, please click on the following link: Statement of Financial Interests - Form. Please note that every block on the form must be filled out or checked off. Please do not use the state's online filing system.
- For more information on the Board Operations Guideline for financial statements, please click on the following link: Statement of Financial Interests - Guideline.
- For more information on the process of filling the vacancy, please click on the following link: Filling a Board Vacancy.