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The Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization, the elected body responsible for school district organization and boundaries, will hold an election on November 19, 2021 to fill three seats. Voters in the election are the designated school board members of each school district in the county. County Committee members serve four-year terms. The primary responsibilities of the County Committee are the reorganization of school districts (through territory transfers and unification) and the establishment and rearrangement of governing board trustee areas in the school districts.
There are eleven seats on the County Committee – two from each of the five county supervisorial districts, and one at-large seat. This year, three seats are up for election, one each in Supervisorial Districts 1, 3, and 5.
Any eligible person who would like to be considered as a candidate for appointment is invited to submit an application. Applicants must be registered voters and must reside within the Supervisorial District in which they wish to run. Supervisorial District 1 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Cambrian, Franklin-McKinley, Gilroy Unified, Lakeside Union, Loma Prieta Joint Union, Los Gatos Union, Morgan Hill Unified, Oak Grove, San Jose Unified, Saratoga Union, and Union. Supervisorial District 3 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Alum Rock Union Elementary, Berryessa Union, Cupertino Union, Evergreen, Milpitas Unified, Mount Pleasant, Mountain View Whisman, Oak Grove, Orchard, San Jose Unified, Santa Clara Unified, and Sunnyvale. Supervisorial District 5 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Campbell Union, Cupertino Union, Los Altos, Moreland, Mountain View-Whisman, Palo Alto Unified, Santa Clara Unified, and Saratoga Union.
Applicants can verify residency in Supervisorial Districts 1, 3, or 5 by calling the Santa Clara County Office of Education at (408) 453-6869.
No employee of a public school district or County Office of Education may serve on the County Committee. School district board members are eligible to serve.
For more information on the County Committee please visit the following website: https://www.sccoe.org/supoffice/countycommittee/Pages/default.aspx
Interested individuals should submit a letter that includes interests and qualifications for the position by October 29, 2021. Submit materials to Santa Clara County Committee care of Suzanne Carrig, 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304 or email to email@example.com. For further information, contact Suzanne Carrig at (408) 453-6869.