WESTPORT, Conn. – If you've ever wanted to help shape education policy in Westport, now is your chance. Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education that was created after longtime Chairman Don O’Day resigned in August.
Interested applicants must be a registered Democrat and be willing to be interviewed separately by the Westport Democratic Town Committee and the board. The successful candidate will serve on the board from the date of appointment until the next board election, which is scheduled for November 2013.
Prospective applicants can contact Elaine Whitney, secretary of the board, at 203-221-7335, or Jim Ezzes, chairman of the Democratic Town Committee, at 203-222-1188 with questions.
Application letters must be submitted to the Board of Education no later than noon Tuesday, Sept. 11. Letters can be hand delivered and addressed to:
Elaine Whitney, Secretary
Board of Education
Town of Westport
Town Hall, Room 307
110 Myrtle Ave.
Westport, CT 06880