10 can­di­dates sub­mit pa­per­work to fill va­cant seat on Rich­mond School Board

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - Metro - BY JUSTIN MAT­TINGLY Rich­mond Times-Dis­patch

Ten peo­ple have sub­mit­ted ap­pli­ca­tions to fill the va­cant 7th Dis­trict School Board seat in Rich­mond.

That was fewer than the 17 who filed in­ter­est in March to fill the 3rd Dis­trict seat that was left va­cant by Del. Jef­frey M. Bourne, who re­signed in Fe­bru­ary. Cindy Menz-Erb now rep­re­sents the 3rd Dis­trict in an in­terim ca­pac­ity be­fore an elec­tion this Novem­ber.

The school board is work­ing to re­place Na­dine Marsh-Carter, who re­signed this month af­ter the un­ex­pected death of her hus­band in July.

The board voted last week to hold a spe­cial elec­tion in Novem­ber 2018 to fill the seat.

In the mean­time, one of the peo­ple who filed in­ter­est be­fore the Fri­day dead­line will fill the seat.

The in­terim rep­re­sen­ta­tive has to be cho­sen by the school board by Oct. 20.

The group is hold­ing a pub­lic hear­ing and in­ter­views at its work ses­sion Oct. 2 be­fore de­lib­er­at­ing and de­cid­ing at its next full meet­ing on Oct. 16.

Those who filed in­ter­est in the po­si­tion were:

♦ Sharon Bur­ton, a former Rich­mond Pub­lic Schools teacher

♦ Har­ri­son Hayes, the di­rec­tor of the TRiO Ed­u­ca­tional Op­por­tu­nity Cen­ter at Vir­ginia Com­mon­wealth Univer­sity

♦ Charles Nance, a lawyer

♦ Cheryl Burke, a former RPS prin­ci­pal ♦ Bryce Robert­son, a lawyer ♦ Tim May, a man­ag­ing part­ner at a travel agency

♦ Garry Cal­lis, owner of the Real Deal Life Skills train­ing pro­gram

♦ Cor­risse Jor­dan, a fed­eral gov­ern­ment au­di­tor

♦ Roderyck Bul­lock, a former track coach

♦ Kai Banks, an of­fice/fis­cal co­or­di­na­tor in VCU’s School of Ed­u­ca­tion

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