BHUSD Accepting Applications To Fill Vacant Seat on Governing Board of Education

The Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) Board of Education currently has a vacancy on its Governing Board of Education due to the resignation of Board Member, Tristen Walker-Shuman. At the Board Meeting of September 28, 2021, the Board unanimously voted to fill the vacancy by a provisional appointment from among qualified applicants. This appointee will hold office for the remainder of the term for this vacancy which expires on December 2, 2022. 

The District is requesting all those interested in serving on the Board of Education submit an application through bhusd.org/boevacancy/ by 4:00 p.m. on October 15, 2021. To be eligible to apply for appointment to the Board of Education, an individual must be at least 18 years old, be a resident of the Beverly Hills Unified School District, be a registered voter in the State of California, and not be disqualified from holding civil office by the constitution or any law of the State of California. To verify residential eligibility the BHUSD School Finder Map can be used on the BHUSD website under School Finder at bhusd.org.

An employee of the Beverly Hills Unified School District may not be sworn into office as an elected or appointed member of the Board unless they resign as an employee. If the employee does not resign, the employment will automatically terminate upon being sworn into office.

The BHUSD Board of Education will interview candidates and make a selection to fill the vacant seat in open session at upcoming board meetings.

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