Board Member Vacancy

Board Member Vacancy

Dear Colona School District Community Members, 

The Colona School Board is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the death of an incumbent member. The Board desires to appoint a new member at the May 2023 board meeting to fill the rest of a vacant term until the spring of 2025. Applications may be obtained from the District office or from the District’s webpage. Completed applications along with a resume or letter of interest should be addressed to the School Board President (Attn: Julie Wittenauer) and can be dropped off at the District Superintendent’s office (please give to Edith Glackin) no later than Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at noon. Applicants for the Board vacancy should show familiarity with the Board’s policies regarding the general duties and responsibilities of a Board and Board member, including fiduciary responsibilities, conflict of interest, and ethics/gift ban bans. All of the Board’s policies are available on the District’s web page under the School Board tab. 

Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

Be a United States citizen 

Be at least 18 years of age 

Be a resident of Illinois and the Colona District for at least one year preceding the appointment Be a registered voter 

Not be a child sex offender 

Not hold another incompatible public office 

Not have a prohibited interest in any contract with the School District 

Not be a trustee 

Not hold certain types of prohibited state or federal employment