West Ada School District is searching for people interested in becoming school board trustees, even though there isn’t a vacancy to fill.
Tina Dean, board chairwoman, asked the district to post a survey asking what people were looking for in a trustee and an application to become one, said Mary Ann Ranells, district superintendent.
Both Dean and trustee Julie Madsen have discussed resigning if a move to recall them and two other trustees goes to a vote.
The search is “proactive” said Eric Exline, district spokesman.
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Filling out an application, also on the website, could be premature, because no one knows which of the five zones that elect trustees could have a vacancy.
Board vacancies are filled by remaining trustees.