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News & Announcements: Public Notice: Board Member Vacancy

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December 31, 2019

The Escondido Union School District is seeking applications from registered voters in Region 5 to serve on the Board of Education.

The board vacancy is the result of Dr. Gary Alternburg’s resignation, effective Dec. 31, 2019. Dr. Altenburg, the trustee representing Region 5, has moved out of the area. The Board of Education will review applications and appoint a trustee to fill the vacancy until the next general election this November. By law, the Board has 60 days to appoint a new trustee.

Interviews of qualified applicants are scheduled to be conducted at a special meeting of the Board of Education at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the Escondido Union School District, 2310 Aldergrove Ave., Escondido 92029.

The application for the board position is now available to download here or by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 760-432-2400. Applicants must be registered voters living within the boundaries of Region 5 in the Escondido Union School District.

The deadline to submit application materials is 4 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020. The timeline for the appointment process can be viewed here. Applications should be addressed to Secretary of the Board / Superintendent Dr. Luis Rankins-Ibarra, Escondido Union School District, and may be submitted in person at the district office, 2310 Aldergrove Ave., Escondido, CA 92029; by fax at 760-233-4395; or by email at