Grand Rapids schools is now seeking applicants to fill a school board vacancy caused by the recent resignation of Senita Lenear.
The request for applicants released Monday, June 10, asks that those interested submit a resume and a letter of intent explaining why they are seeking the office, why they believe they are qualified, and what experience they may have with GRPS and/or public education.
Applications to join the nine-member board are due by noon Wednesday, July 3, and can be emailed to BoEApplications@grps.org or delivered or mailed to: Grand Rapids Board of Education Secretary, PO Box 117, 1331 Franklin St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0117.
In 2007, the district received 16 applications when former school board member Jim Rinck resigned.