OAKHURST — The Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) has extended the Board Member Application deadline by one week, for anyone who may be interested in filling the position of Trustee for Area 4.
The new date that Board Member Applications must be received in the YUSD office is Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Previously, the last day to apply was Thursday, Jan. 11.
The Yosemite Unified School Board is seeking potential candidates to replace retired board member, Joe Smith. Candidates must live in Trustee Area 4 (see full map below).
Potential candidates may pick up applications from Raylene Trent at the YUSD district office or email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a copy of the application. Questions can be directed to Raylene either by email or by calling (559) 683-8801 extension 348. Raylene Trent is the Executive Secretary to the District Superintendent, Dr. Cecelia Lynn Greenberg, Ed.D.
All applications must be delivered in a sealed envelope to Raylene Trent no later than Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m., according to the District.
Pending modifications, the anticipated schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, Jan. 11 — All applications due to Raylene Trent at YUSD district office
- Monday, Jan. 22 — Candidate Interviews with the board
- Monday, Feb. 12 — New board member named
These dates are subject to change, the District notes.
YUSD is comprised of Coarsegold Elementary School, Rivergold Elementary School, a growing Educational Options program, and Yosemite High School. Longtime Trustee Joe Smith tendered his resignation in October.
The Board of Trustees for Yosemite Unified School District currently includes:
John Reynolds, Area 1, 2014 – 2018
Christine Wilder, Board President, Area 2, 2017 – 2020
Tammy Loveland, Area 3, 2017 – 2020
Vacancy [Joe Smith, Area 4, 2017 – 2020, resigned effective Jan. 2018]
Monika Moulin, Area 5, 2014 – 2018
The next regular Board of Trustees Meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 12 in the Yosemite Unified School District Library, at 6:30 p.m.