Westwood Heights Schools – Notice of Board Vacancy

Westwood Heights Schools – Notice of Board Vacancy
Posted on 11/22/2022

2022 Board Vacancy Notice.pdf

WESTWOOD HEIGHTS SCHOOLS
3425 W. Pierson Rd. Flint, MI 48504
PH: 810-591-0870 Fax: 810-591-4341
Mr. Leslie D. Key, Superintendent
Creating a culture of character and achievement

Westwood Heights Schools – Notice of Board Vacancy

FLINT – The Westwood Heights School District is currently accepting applications from those
interested in becoming a member of the Westwood Heights Board of Education.
A board seat will become available on January 1, 2023 with the term end of Brenda Battle-
Jordan, longest serving Board of Education member. We thank Mrs. Battle-Jordan for her impassioned, dedicated service to the Westwood Heights Schools and the community.

The Westwood Heights Board of Education will select a candidate to fill the vacated seat in a
process that is thorough and open to the public consistent with Revised School Code 380.614,
and the Westwood Heights Board of Education Policy 0142.5.

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident and registered voter in the school district, at least
18 years of age; a citizen of the United States; a resident of the State of Michigan for at least 30
days.

To be considered for appointment, candidates must submit a one-page letter of application along with a resume to the WWH Superintendent’s Office not later than 4:00 p.m., December 9, 2022.

Applications should be addressed to:
Lester Fykes, President
Westwood Heights School District Board of Education
3425 W. Pierson Rd.
Flint, MI 48504

Candidates will be interviewed in person in the Library of Hamady High School, 3223 W.
Carpenter Rd., Flint, MI. All interviews and meetings related to filling the vacant board seat are
open to the public. Interviews are scheduled for December 12, 2022.

The names of the candidates and a complete schedule of interviews and meetings will be
posted once applications have been submitted. Pursuant to the Revised School Code, the newly
appointed board member will serve until some is elected and qualified after the November
2024 general election.

The deadline to appoint a new board member is January 30, 2023.

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