Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applications to fill a governing board vacancy with the Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District (FMUSD).

VanderWey determined an appointment to fill the vacant seat will best meet the needs of the community and district.

The seat will become vacant on June 20, due to the resignation of Duane Baird. The appointed board member will serve from the date of appointment through December 31, 2016.

To be eligible to serve on a school district governing board:

•A candidate must be a registered voter of the State of Arizona.

•A candidate must be a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the appointment.

•A candidate nor their spouse may not be an employee of FMUSD.

 Those interested in serving on the FMUSD Governing Board can download the application at

FAX, e-mail or mail requesting a blank application or submit a completed application to: Risha VanderWey, Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, 2384 N. Steves Blvd., Flagstaff, AZ 86004; Fax: 928 679-8077 or e-mail"> All applications need to be received by 5 p.m. on June 29, 2015.

 An advisory committee, consisting of district residents and a current board member, will be assembled to conduct interviews and advise Superintendent VanderWey.

For more information, call Kim Graves at the Office of the Coconino County School Superintendent at 928-679-8070 or e-mail: