NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Mountain Institute Career and Technology Education District (MICTED) Governing Board, representing Seligman Unified School District, effective October 23, 2023. The opening was created by the resignation of Board Member Meghan Dumford, who encountered unforeseen circumstances and as a result, is no longer able to serve. Superintendent Carter expressed his understanding and appreciation for the service that Board Member Dumford provided to the district and to the residents.

The position was originally posted with one very good applicant, who unfortunately lives in the Ash Fork Unified School District and is not eligible to serve. The position is being reposted with a new closing date noted below. 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: Tim.Carter@yavapaiaz.gov. 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 within the Seligman Unified 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 cannot be employed by Mountain Institute CTED or by a third-party provider.

Deadline for receipt of letters of interest and resumes is Friday, December 15, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Mr. Carter will interview candidates in Seligman on Monday, December 18, 2023. The appointment should be announced by Friday, December 22, 2023, and be valid from the time of taking the oath of office until December 31, 2024. If the appointee wishes to continue beyond that date, they will need to run for the seat in the 2024 election cycle for a new term beginning in 2025. If you have any questions, please call Mr. Carter at 928-925-6560.