There is a vacancy on the Board of Education as a result of the resignation of Kim Bailey, who has been appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education. Bailey was the School Board President. Board Vice President Paul Coffman is now serving as interim Board President. The Board, by a majority vote, will appoint a replacement to serve until the next Board election in April 2019.
The Board is seeking interested candidates. The Board will screen the applicants and will select candidates to interview. Candidate interviews and the vote to fill the vacancy will occur in open session meetings.
Candidates must be:
Missouri residents for at least one year before the appointment
24 years old or older
Current with state, local, and property taxes
Read more about Candidate Qualifications
Submit a letter of interest
If you are interested in filling the vacant school board seat, please submit a letter of interest by Oct. 4. In your letter, please include:
Current or previous involvement in the Ray-Pec School District
Experience in relevant leadership and governance positions
Attributes the candidate believes will make him/her an effective School Board member
Reasons for interest in serving on the Board
Send the letter to Board Secretary Pam Steele at firstname.lastname@example.org or Raymore-Peculiar School District, Administrative Services Center, P.O. Box 789, Peculiar, MO 64078. You may also drop off your letter at the Administrative Services Center, 21005 S. School Rd., Peculiar.