The Edgemont School Board Nominating Committee (the “SBNC”) will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 (snow date – January 22) at 8:00 pm in the Greenville School library to receive nominations for candidates for the Board of Education of the Edgemont Union Free School District #6 at Greenburgh. Two vacancies on the Board of Education will be filled at the general election on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. These vacancies will be created by the expiration of the terms of office of Ms. Jennifer Darger and Mr. Brian Yarrington. Ms. Darger will run for a second term and Mr. Yarrington has not yet decided.
The SBNC invites all Edgemont residents to actively participate in the nominating process by urging qualified residents of our community to seek nomination to the Board of Education, submit nomination letters for candidates, and attend the open meeting.
Nominations must be made in a letter addressed as set forth below and must be received before 8:00 pm on January 21, 2015. Nominating letters may also be presented in person at the open meeting held that evening. The letter may be written by any qualified voter of the Edgemont School District other than a member (or spouse of a member) of the SBNC. In addition to the name and address of the candidate, the letter must contain a brief biographical sketch of the candidate, including the candidate’s educational background, occupation, participation in civic affairs and the length of residence in the Edgemont School District, and the grade level of any children attending any Edgemont schools and/or the year of graduation of any children who have previously attended Edgemont schools. The letter must also contain a statement indicating that the candidate has consented to serve if nominated and elected. Please address nominating letters to Howard Hirsch, SBNC Chair, 21 Barford Lane, Scarsdale, NY 10583.