Become a School Board Member
Candidates Sought for Open School Board PositionThe Ephrata School District is seeking individuals interested in filling an open position on the district's school board. The vacancy comes following the resignation of Director Alain Black, who stepped down to accept the varsity girls basketball head coaching position at Ephrata High School.
By rule, the Ephrata School Board will appoint an individual to serve the remainder of Black’s term, which expires in December 2023. Qualified applicants must be United States citizens, be qualified voter residents and must live within the boundaries of Director District #1. Applications are due by Friday, Aug. 19 at 4:00 p.m.
To apply, candidates must provide a biographical sketch or resume and a statement describing why they wish to serve on the board. Neither the sketch/resume nor the statement should exceed one page typed.
The Board will review applications on Monday, Aug. 22 during a work session. Interviews will be held on Monday, Sept. 27, followed by the administration of the successful candidate’s Oath of Office at the beginning of the Monday, Oct. 24 meeting.
School Board Boundary Map
The Ephrata School Board is comprised of five districts. Board members must reside in the district they serve. The current open board position is District 1.