Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education (VACTE) Governing Board, representing the Mingus Union High School District, effective December 31, 2022.

          The opening was created due to the fact that no one filed for the position during the 2022 election cycle. Superintendent Carter expressed his sincere appreciation for the work that outgoing Board Member Leland Wieweck did over several decades in serving the residents of the Mingus Union High School District through his service on both the Mingus Union Board and the VACTE Board and wishes him the very best in the future.

If you are interested in filling the vacancy, please 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, or Email: Please include information about yourself, why you would like to be a board member, your residence and mailing address, your email address, and home/work phone numbers.  Candidates may include letters of recommendation or support if they wish. To be eligible to hold this seat a person must: be a registered voter, be a citizen of the United States of America, be at least 18 years of age, possess their civil rights, resided within the Mingus Union School District for at least one year, and they or their spouse cannot be employed by VACTE or by a third-party provider.

Deadline for receipt of letters of interest is Friday, December 16, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.  Mr. Carter will interview candidates at the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education District office in Bridgeport on Thursday, December 22, 2022. The appointment should be announced by Friday, December 23, 2022 and be valid from January 1, 2023 until December 31, 2024.  If you have any questions, please call Mr. Carter at 928-925-6560.