Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced an immediate vacancy on the Mayer Unified School District Governing Board. The opening was created by the fact that veteran Board Member and former Board President Mark Mathern has resigned, for medical reasons. The resignation is effective December 8th. We greatly appreciate the service that Mr. Mathern provided to the school district and the community through twenty-six (26) years of service. We wish him the very best in the future.

In order to be eligible to hold this seat a person must; be a registered voter within the school district, be a citizen of the United States of America, be at least 18 years of age, possess their civil rights, have continually resided within the school district for at least one year immediately preceding taking office, and they or their spouse may not be employed by the district, or working for the district on a third party contract.

If you are interested in filling the vacancy, send a letter of interest and a resume to Mr. Tim Carter, Yavapai County School Superintendent, Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 2970 Centerpointe East, Prescott, AZ 86301, Fax 928-771-3329, Email: Please include information about yourself, why you would like to be a board member, your residence and mailing addresses, and home/work phone numbers. Candidates may include letters of recommendation or support if they wish.

Deadline for receipt of letters of interest and resumes is Monday, January 2, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Mr. Carter will interview finalists at the Mayer Unified School District office on Thursday, January 5, 2023. The appointment should be announced by Friday, January 6, 2023 and be valid from taking the oath of office through December 31, 2024. If you have any questions, please call Mr. Carter at 928-925-6560 or by email at