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ESC Region 13 accepting applications for two vacancies on board of directors

Sunday, February 10, 2019

AUSTIN — The filing period for two vacancies on the Education Service Center Region 13 board of directors is Feb. 1 -20.

Rich Elsasser, executive director of the education service center, announced that candidates may file on a board-approved form, in person or by certified mail, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the service center’s administrative office, 5701 Springdale Road, Austin.

Candidates for Place 3 must live in Travis County. Candidates for place 6 must live in one of the 16 counties Region 13 serves — Bastrop, Bexar, (Comal ISD only), Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Fayette, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe Hays, Kendall (except residents in Boerne ISD), Lee, Llano, Milam (residents must reside in Thorndale ISD only) and Williamson.

Education service center boards of directors are elected by school district trustees in 3each region at the first regular or special board meeting held between March 1 and April 5.

Candidates for the regional board must be 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizens and a resident of the region. They must not be engaged professionally in education or a member of a board of any educational agency or institution.

The term of office for each board member is three years beginning on June 1 following the election.