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TAKE NOTICE that the School Board of the City of Richmond is seeking candidates for the interim appointment of the Fourth District School Board seat to fill the vacancy due the resignation of School Board Member Jonathan Young effective on April 13, 2024.  The selected candidate will serve until the voters fill the vacancy at the general election to be held in November 2024 and the person so elected has qualified for office.

Eligible persons must (1) be registered voters in the City of Richmond; and (2) reside in the Fourth District. Applicants must submit (either in electronic or hard copy form) a letter of interest, resume to include the home address and telephone number of the candidate, and proof of residency in the Fourth District of the City of Richmond to the Clerk of the School Board, Ms. Patrece S. Richardson, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Candidate submissions received after that time will not be considered. Applications may be made, to the attention of the Clerk of the School Board, at the following:


Via USPS: 301 North Ninth Street, 17th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219

Questions regarding the selection process should be directed to the Clerk of the School Board at or via telephone at (804) 780-7716. 

Selection Timeline:

Tuesday, April 30, 2024:              Deadline for candidate submissions no later than 4:30 p.m.

Monday May 6, 2024:                  Interviews of selected candidates during regular school board meeting

Monday, May 20, 2024:               School Board vote on interim appointment during regular meeting

Tuesday, May 28, 2024:               Interim appointment takes oath of office (Tentative Date)

Monday, June 3, 2024:                First School Board Meeting for Fourth District School Board Appointee