Governing Board Openings
Per Aspen View Academy By-laws, two seats on the Aspen View Academy Governing Board will be ending on May 1, 2020. One of the seats is an elected seat. The other seat will be appointed by the AVA Board of Directors at the May 14, 2020 meeting.
Board Election Process
If you would like to be considered for the elected 3-year term on the AVA Board of Directors, please complete the nomination form. The nomination will require 10 signatures of eligible voters: AVA parents and staff. The form must be turned in to the AVA front office by Monday, March 16th at 4 pm. When submitted, the form will be time stamped, and you will be given a receipt acknowledging acceptance of the
Candidates are required to submit a
to answer a few basic questions about Board service. When submitted, the answers may not exceed two pages and must be submitted by Monday, March 16th to Ryan Hybarger
. The campaign questionnaire for each candidate will be posted on the school website and be linked to the Newsletter by March 19th.
A candidate Q&A forum will occur in early to mid April and will provide the AVA community the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about each candidate. The specific day and time of the Q&A forum will be announced at a later date.
The election voting will take place at the school on April 22nd and 23rd. Early and late voting times will be April 22nd, 7:00 - 8:00am and April 23rd 4:00 - 5:30pm. Ballots may also be submitted to the front office during normal school operational hours. Each parent and AVA staff member may vote. If an eligible voter has plans to be out of town for the election days, an absentee ballot may be cast ahead of time. No Proxy voting will be allowed.
The election committee requests that all candidates and members of the AVA community abide by the following expectations:
- Focus on philosophy, policy, and issues
- No personal attacks
- No campaigning on school property
- Keep the campaign positive in nature, reflecting the values of AVA
The election committee reserves the right to disqualify any candidate who fails to abide by these expectations.
The AVA Election Committee will tabulate the votes and announce the results in the April 30th Newsletter. The individual with the most votes will be officially recognized at the May 14th Board meeting and will begin his/her service at that time.
with any questions or additional points of clarification.