Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Camp Verde Unified School District Governing Board, due to the resignation of Mr. Bob Simbric, He did not identify a reason. He did say “he had many great memories of special people, teachers, principals, superintendents, parents, and children that have moved through these buildings”. The resignation was effective May 18, 2022. “Mr. Simbric’ s service to the school district is greatly appreciated and has covered a total of twenty-eight (28) years, obviously over several decades. He has been dedicated to the young people of Camp Verde and their education for the many years I have had the honor of knowing him.”, Carter said.

Because of the proximity of this vacancy to the filing deadline for the upcoming November Governing Board elections, Mr. Carter has determined that this vacancy will not be filled at this time.

Mr. Carter said, “Due to the timeline that filling this vacancy would require, it is in the best interest of all involved to wait until the nomination / election process is concluded to make an appointment. The appointment, expected to be in mid-November after the canvass of election, will be of the non-incumbent candidate who receives the highest number of votes in the election.

The school district has two (2) positions that will be up for election in this election cycle, with five (5) candidates who have indicated their intent to run. All of the seats are for four (4) year terms. All school board elections in Arizona are nonpartisan. If an eligible registered voter is interested in running for election to the Bagdad Unified School District Governing Board, or if anyone has questions please contact:


Tim Carter, Yavapai County School Superintendent, Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 2970 Centerpointe East, Prescott, AZ 86301

Phone: 928-925-6560         Fax 928-771-3329      Email: