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Apply to Serve on 4J Budget Committee

Two openings for new volunteer members

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Eugene School District 4J is inviting applications for its volunteer budget committee. There are two openings for three-year terms that run through June 30, 2016.

Residents interested in serving on the committee should apply by Oct. 10 at 5 p.m., and attend the school board meeting on Oct. 16 to speak to the board.

The school board will select two applicants to fill the positions on Nov. 6.

 

How to apply

Applications are available online or at the 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene. The application deadline is Thursday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m.

Requirements

Applicants must be registered voters and must live within the boundaries of Eugene School District 4J. Applicants do not need to be parents. Eugene School District employees are not eligible for appointment.

Appointment process

Applicants should attend the Eugene School Board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., and be prepared to briefly speak and answer questions from the board about their interest in serving on the Budget Committee. The board will vote to appoint two budget committee members at the following meeting, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene.

Term of service

The 4J Budget Committee is expected to meet several times over the school year, beginning in or around January. Meetings are normally scheduled on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. New appointees may also be expected to participate in an orientation in the fall. The appointed members will serve through June 30, 2016. If an appointee wishes to serve longer, she or he may apply for reappointment in 2016.

About the committee

The 4J Budget Committee has 14 members: the seven elected school board members and seven citizen volunteers appointed to three-year terms by the board. Positions are non-partisan and are not connected to any specific region within the district. Board and committee members are not paid.

Questions?

Learn more about the budget committee or call 541-790-7737.

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