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Board and Committee Openings

Posted on: September 20, 2021

Apply to fill the School Committee vacancy until the April town election

School Com Vacancy

Due to a recent resignation on the South Hadley School Committee, the elected body has a vacancy which needs filling. 

The Town of South Hadley is proceeding to address that vacancy immediately. This process is consistent and within MGL Chapter 41, Subsections 10, 11 and other applicable policies or regulations.

All parties interested in applying for the position are asked to submit a letter of interest to Executive Assistant to Administration Kristin Maher via email at kmaher@southhadleyma.gov or through the mail to: Selectboard Office, 116 Main St., South Hadley, MA, 01075. Applicants may submit a resume but it is not required.

Letters of interest and any additional documents must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 18. Once received by Selectboard administration, a complete packet for each candidate’s submission will be made publicly available.

The chairs of the School Committee and Selectboard will decide on a suitable date to have a joint meeting of remaining School Committee members and members of the Selectboard to conduct interviews. Board members will make an appointment at the public meeting scheduled for the interviews or a subsequent public joint meeting. 

Applicants will not be required to be interviewed if they choose not to be, but still may be considered. The joint committee, by way of nomination and subsequent vote to appoint, will fill the vacancy on the South Hadley School Committee for a term from the date of appointment to the next annual town election, scheduled for April 12, 2022. There will be a position on the annual town election ballot to fill the remaining term of this specific School Committee vacant position.


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