Applicants Sought for Board Vacancy

Applications Due November 14, 2019

Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education (BOE) Secretary Linda D’Ambrosio resigned effective November 3, 2019 because she is moving out of the District. The BOE is now seeking a qualified individual to fill the vacant seat until the next BOE election in April 2021 when the seat will be on the ballot for a four-year term.

Interested residents are encouraged to submit a statement of interest to the BOE by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 14. The statement should explain why the applicant is interested in being appointed for the vacancy (applicants may wish to include a little about his or her skills, experiences and qualifications) and the applicant’s contact information. As part of the selection process, applicants may be asked to attend an interview with the Board.

To be eligible, an applicant must be a US citizen who is at least 18 years old, has lived within district boundaries for at least one year, and who is a registered voter.

Statements of interest may be submitted two ways: use the online submission form or request a paper application from Board Recording Secretary Nancy Mogk by email, fax (630-790-1867) or US Mail to Glen Ellyn School District 41, 793 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.

About the Board of Education

The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education (BOE) consists of seven members who are elected at large and serve without pay for staggered four-year terms.

The BOE is accountable to the public and makes decisions as a unit based on what is best for the District as a whole. BOE members follow the Board Code of Conduct.

The BOE hires the Superintendent, sets instructional policy, approves the budget and ongoing expenditures, and is ultimately responsible for the performance of the District.

The BOE generally meets on alternate Mondays at 7 p.m., although special meetings may be called as required.