Public Notices & Agency Updates
The Multnomah ESD Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy (Zone 1, Position #5) on the Board. Applicants must be residents within Zone 1 of the Multnomah ESD boundaries. To confirm residency in the MESD boundary area, contact the Multnomah County Elections Office, (503) 988-3720. Multnomah ESD is a regional education agency providing special education, school health services, alternative and outdoor education, technology and other support services to the eight public school districts in Multnomah County.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on June 10, 2018. You may download an application HERE. If you have any questions, please contact Heather Severns, MESD Board Secretary, at 503-257-1504, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will be conducted at a Special Session meeting of the Board on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Multnomah Education Service District
11611 NE Ainsworth Circle
Portland, Oregon 97220-9017
The Multnomah ESD Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy (At Large Position #6) on the Board. Applicants must be residents within the Multnomah ESD boundaries which are approximately those of Multnomah County. To confirm residency in the MESD boundary area, contact the Multnomah County Elections Office, (503) 988-3720. Multnomah ESD is a regional education agency providing special education, school health services, alternative and outdoor education, technology and other support services to the eight public school districts in Multnomah County.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2017. For more information contact the MESD Board Secretary, 503-257-1504; email at email@example.com. You can download application materials here (Notice) and here (application). Interview will be conducted at a Special Session meeting of the Board on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, April 18th at 5:00 p.m. there will be a reception in the auditorium at the Ainsworth building for the MESD Board Candidates that have filed to run for the four Board positions up for election on May 16th. This is a casual opportunity for you to meet the candidates and ask them questions prior to the Board Regular Session meeting at 6:00 p.m.
For more information about the candidates, please see the Voters' Pamphlet for the May 2017 Special District Election.
The Board announced today that the committee for the Superintendent Search has been finalized. Superintendent Committee Search Chair, and Board Vice-Chair Stephen Beaudoin, stated "the committee is comprised of individuals who bring diverse experiences and perspective to the committee which will enhance the search process." Committee members include:
Stephen Marc Beaudoin, Chair – Vice Chair, Multnomah ESD board of directors
*George Murdock, consultant
Jeremy Berliss, principal, Wheatley School of Multnomah ESD
Mary Botkin, board member, Multnomah ESD
Karen Finch, Multnomah ESD, AFSCME president
Bernie Giusto, board member, Multnomah ESD
Don Grotting, Superintendent, David Douglas School District
Dawn Joella-Jackson, principal, Helensview School of Multnomah ESD
Darion Demartez Jones, communications, Meyer Memorial Trust
Margo Lalich, director of school health services, Multnomah ESD
Lillian Moffitt, writer and education advocate
Rita Moore, policy analyst, Oregon Health Authority, and education advocate
*Scott Perry, acting interim Superintendent, Multnomah ESD
Jim Rose, chief operating officer, Multnomah ESD
Amanda Schroeder, president, American Federation of Government Employees Local 2157
Aaron Smith, communications manager, Basic Rights Oregon
Emily Wittman, Multnomah ESD, MESDEA president
*signifies ex-officio, non-voting members of the committee
The application period for the superintendent position is open until February 15th.
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