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Vacancy on Fox Chapel Area School Board

The Fox Chapel Area Board of School Directors is seeking applicants for an open Board position.  The Board will accept the resignation of Lisa Rutkowski at a special meeting March 2, 2020, at Fairview Elementary School, immediately following its agenda study session that will be held at 7 p.m.  Rutkowski represented Region I, which includes all of Sharpsburg Borough and Wards 2, 3, and 4 of O’Hara Township.  Interested candidates must reside in Region I of the district.  Candidates for School Board must be 18 years of age or older and have been a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the appointment.  The person appointed will serve until December 2021.  The seat will be on the 2021 municipal election cycle.

Any qualified candidates for the School Board position should return a completed application no later than noon on Friday, March 6, 2020, to:  Fox Chapel Area School District, Administrative Offices, ATTN: Board Secretary, 611 Field Club Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238.  Applications and résumés can also be faxed to 412/967-0697, ATTN: Board Secretary.  Receipt of each application will be acknowledged.  Applications for the open position are also available online at and at the Fox Chapel Area School District administrative offices between the hours of 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.  

Interviews for interested candidates will be conducted Monday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m., at a special School Board meeting, and candidates must be available for the interview.  The interviews will be held in the Fox Chapel Area High School large group instruction room and will be open to the public.  The Board will vote on and appoint a candidate that same evening (March 9) as part of the special meeting.

Mrs. Rutkowski has served on the School Board since May of 2014.

The complete application can be found here.