Grand Rapids board of ed looking for applicants

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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 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.

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