Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board.

The opening is being created due to the fact that veteran Board Member and former Board President John Mackin and his family are relocating out of the school district. The effective date of the resignation will be August 1, 2021. We greatly appreciate the service Mr. Mackin has provided to the school and the community during his nine (9) year tenure on the Governing Board. We wish him the very best.

 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 his or her civil rights, have continually resided within the school district for at least one year immediately preceding taking office, and he or she or his or her 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 a resume is Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.  Mr. Carter will interview qualified applicants at the Prescott School District Office on Monday and Tuesday, July 26-27, 2021. Superintendent Carter will meet individually with current Board Members and the school district administration and members of the public on Wednesday and Thursday, July 28-29, 2021, to listen to their comments about the candidates. Comments can also be sent to Mr. Carter at the email noted above. The appointment should be announced by Friday, July 30, 2021, and be valid upon taking the oath of office through December 31, 2022. If the appointee wishes to continue in office past that time, he or she will need to pull a packet in April of 2022, and run for that office in the 2022 general election cycle.

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