7th District #RPSBoard Vacancy


On September 5th, 7th District School Board member Nadine Marsh-Carter resigned. The vacancy will be filled by temporary appointment until a November 2018 election. Interested candidates must apply by 9/29 at noon with a letter of interest and resume submitted to School Board Clerk. The Board's notice of vacancy can be found below.


TAKE NOTICE that the School Board of the City of Richmond is seeking candidates for the interim appointment of the Seventh District School Board seat to fill the vacancy due the resignation of School Board Member Nadine Marsh-Cater on September 5, 2017.  The selected candidate will serve until the certification of the results of a special election in November 2018.


Eligible persons must (1) be registered voters in the City of Richmond; and (2) reside in the Seventh District.  Applicants must submit (either in electronic or hard copy form) a letter of interest and a resume to include the home address and telephone number of the candidate to the School Board Clerk, Mrs. Angela Wilson, no later than 12:00 Noon on September 29, 2017.  Candidate submissions received after that time will not be considered.  The School Board Clerk can be reached at awilson9@rvaschools.net or 301 North Ninth Street, 17th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219 or (804) 780-7716.  All candidates meeting eligibility and deadline requirements will be interviewed as provided below.  Questions regarding the selection process should be directed to the School Board Clerk.


Selection Timeline:


September 29, 2017:    Deadline for candidate submissions no later than 12:00 Noon.


October 2, 2017:          Interviews of candidates by School Board and public hearing to receive citizen comment on candidates for interim appointment during School Board meeting.


October 16, 2017:        Vote on interim appointment during regular School Board meeting.


October 17, 2017:        Interim appointment takes oath of office (Tentative Date).