Applications for a Place on the Ballot for election to the Board of Directors, Region 8 Education Service Center, 4845 US Hwy 271 N, Pittsburg, Texas, may be obtained at the Region 8 Education Service Center between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., beginning Friday, February 1, 2013.
Open for election are Place 3 representing Camp, Franklin, and Titus Counties, currently filled by Willie Williams of Mt. Pleasant, Texas and Place 6 representing Cass and Marion Counties, currently filled by Mike Jansen of Linden, Texas.
Board members are elected to three year terms. Notice of filing must be received at the service center office in person or by certified mail no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
Board members must be citizens of the United States, not less than 18 years of age, and residents of the region being served by the Center. They may not be engaged professionally in education, be a member of a school district board of trustees, county district board of trustees, or be a member of the board of any institution of higher education. Neither member of the board nor members of his or her immediate family shall be in the business of vending or servicing materials or equipment to regional education service centers.