Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Cottonwood Oak Creek Elementary School District Governing Board.

The opening was created by the resignation of JoAnne Cook, who stated she “has other commitments requiring my time and attention” as the reason for her departure. We greatly appreciate Mrs. Cook’s seven (7) years of service to the district and wish her the very best. The resignation is effective December 31, 2019.

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, or email to 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.

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, 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 the district or work for a third party provider with the district.

Deadline for receipt of letters of interest is Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.  Mr. Carter will interview finalists at the Cottonwood Oak Creek School District Office on Friday, December 13, 2019. The appointment should be announced by Monday, December 16, 2019 and be valid from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

If you have any questions, please call Mr. Carter at 928-925-6560.