In a letter sent to the Rockwood Board of Education, Director Steve Smith notified the Board secretary of his resignation from the Rockwood Board of Education effective Monday, March 4.
Smith was elected to the Board in April 2011. His term would expire in April 2014.
Smith commented "...education and Prop S must be in the forefront of the community dialogue and vision. I have become convinced that there are people who will not allow this to happen if I am still on the Board. As I step aside, I challenge all to now focus on our children." Read Mr. Smith’s announcement.
Board members who wish to resign from office follow Board Policy 0323 and send a letter of resignation to the Board secretary. Whenever a vacancy occurs on the Board of Education, the remaining members of the Board will by majority vote, select an individual to fill the vacant position until the next annual school election. View Board Policy 0324 regarding the steps to fill Board vacancies.