Board Vacancy Press Release
CUSD #7 Board of Education member Peyton Bernot announced his resignation at the Board’s November 26th meeting. Superintendent Joseph Tieman announced the Board would be taking application to fill the vacancy through Friday, December 21, 2018 with plans to make an appointment in early January 2019. The Board cannot select a resident of Gillespie Township as there are three sitting members and state statute forbids more than three members from one township. Those interested should submit a letter of interest to the district office at 510 W. Elm, Gillespie, IL 62033 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on regular business days.
In addition, Tieman reminds those interested in filing as a candidate for open Board of Education seats, including Bernot’s, in the April 2, 2019 election may pick up the proper forms at the CUSD #7 District Office, the Macoupin County Clerk’s Office at the Macoupin County Courthouse in Carlinville or online at www.macoupinvotes.com.