CANAL WINCHESTER LOCAL SCHOOLS SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR BOARD VACANCY
The Canal Winchester Local School District Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member, Brian Niceswanger, who has announced his intention to resign effective December 31, 2019.
The board will begin interviewing candidates soon and must name a replacement within 30 days of the resignation date. The newly appointed member will serve until the end of Mr. Niceswanger’s original elected term of December 31, 2021. If the appointed member desires to continue serving, he or she must run in the next general election.
Board Member Brian Niceswanger has been a board member with Canal Winchester Local Schools since 2010. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Ohio University and has worked for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction in various capacities since 1999. Mr. Niceswanger has purchased a home outside of the Canal Winchester Local School District and will be unable to fulfill his term due to residency requirements.
The district has seen many accomplishments during Mr. Niceswanger’s tenure as a board member including the addition of college & career pathways, STEM designation, and one-to-one technology at most grade levels. “We appreciate Mr. Niceswanger’s expertise and service for the past 10 years and wish him well as he ends his time with our district,” said James Sotlar, Superintendent. “We credit these accomplishments to the support of our board members and their trust in our mission, our administration, and our teachers.”
Those interested in serving on the Canal Winchester Local Schools Board of Education should forward a statement of interest and résumé to Treasurer Nick Roberts at email@example.com by Sunday, December 8, 2019. According to Ohio law, people serving on Ohio school boards must be at least 18 years old, district residents, and registered voters.
The board will review all applications and decide on the replacement at its January meeting.
The Canal Winchester Local School District is located in Franklin and Fairfield Counties and serves approximately 4,000 students in four buildings.