Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Mayer Unified School District Governing Board, due to the resignation of Heather Hutchins, She did not identify a reason. The resignation was effective June 6, 2022. Ms. Hutchin’s service to the school district is greatly appreciated.

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 four (4) positions that will be up for election in this election cycle, with five candidates who have indicated their intent to run. One seat is for a two-year term and the other seats are for four (4) year terms. All school board elections in Arizona are non-partisan. If an eligible registered voter is interested in running for election to the Mayer 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: