Mayor Elorza Calls for Providence School Board Applicants

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the Providence School Board
Nominating Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Providence
School Board.

«Serving on the Providence School Board is a great opportunity for those passionate
about public service and ensuring that students receive an outstanding education,»
said Mayor Elorza. «I look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with the
Board to ensure the school system is the best it can be.»

The School Board application deadline is 4:00 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016. The
newly selected School Board Member will serve through 2020. The School Board job
description and online application are available at
http://www.providenceri.com/schools/nominating-commission-application.

The School Board Nominating Commission will conduct a public forum with selected
applicants once the application period has closed. The Commission then makes a
recommendation to the Mayor. The Mayor’s school board nominee will then be reviewed
by the City Council.