Oakland Schools is seeking letters of interest for the current vacant position on the Madison District Public Schools Board of Education. An individual will be appointed to fill the vacant position until December 31, 2022.
Interested persons must submit their letter of interest to Nicole.Christian@oakland.k12.mi.us no later than 4 PM on Monday, October 17, 2022.
Interested persons must be eligible to apply for the vacancy. To be eligible, a person must be a qualified school elector. This means that the applicant must be a registered voter in the school district; be at least 18 years of age; a citizen of the United States; a resident of the state of Michigan for at least 30 days; and a resident of the school district.
Under the Michigan Constitution, a person is ineligible for election or appointment to any state or local elective office if the person was convicted of a felony involving dishonesty, deceit, fraud or a breach of the public trust within the preceding 20 years, and the conviction was related to the person’s official capacity while holding any elective office or position of employment in local,
state or federal government.
At a Special Meeting occurring on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 5:30 PM, the Oakland Schools Board of Education will interview interested and eligible candidates and conduct a vote to appoint a candidate to serve on the Madison District Public Schools Board of Education through December 31, 2022. If you have any questions concerning the role of the board of education and the responsibilities of a board member, please contact George Ehlert, President of the Oakland Schools Board of Education, via email at Boardofed@oakland.k12.mi.us.