School Board Seeks Applicants for Board Vacancy

The Falls Church City School Board seeks applications from qualified individuals to fulfill the term of former School Board member Shawna Russell, who resigned effective February 28, 2021. Applications may be submitted by qualified voters in the City of Falls Church who the School Board does not employ.

Application letters must be submitted to School Board Clerk Ms. Marty Gadell ( no later than Friday, March 19, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Letters should indicate the applicant’s interest in the position, state why they are applying, and describe their qualifications. Please note that all letters received by the deadline will be posted publicly.

The Board will hold a public hearing on March 23, 2021, to hear from interested parties and consider applications received. The Board anticipates a final vote on April 13, 2021, to appoint an applicant to fulfill the unexpired term through December 31, 2021.

Interested persons may contact the School Board Chair and/or Vice-Chair with questions about the process.