Clark County Commission Seeking School Board Applicants

Clark County Commission Seeking School Board Applicants

**This position has been filled. This news release is archived. Those who are interested in running for public office should contact the Clark County Elections Office.**
The Clark County Commission is seeking applications from those who would like to serve as a non-voting member of the Clark County School Board.

Anyone interested in submitting an application should do so by 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. The Commission is scheduled to make its appointment Nov. 7.

The appointee would serve a four-year term and shall have the same rights and responsibilities as the voting members of the School Board, including being involved in any briefings, interviews, evaluations, closed-door sessions, and policy and operational discussions. The non-voting member does not have voting rights or the authority to serve as an officer of the School Board and serves at the pleasure of the County Commission. Appointed School Board members are paid $750 per month.

Applicants must reside in Clark County and should submit an application, a letter of interest, a resume or Curriculum Vitae, and a separate document providing answers to the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in serving on the CCSD Board of Trustees? What strengths will you bring to the CCSD Board of Trustees?
  • What experience do you have with complicated budgets?
  • What do you see as the opportunities and challenges of CCSD?
  • Please describe your past experience with conflict resolution and consensus building.
  • Please describe your prior Board leadership experience.
  • Please describe your willingness to attend meetings of the CCSD Board of Trustees and other meetings and events.
  • In your past professional experience, what criteria do you use to make decisions about hiring people, retaining goods and services, or the effectiveness of a course of action? How will you these criteria when making decisions as a Trustee of CCSD?

Completed application packets may be emailed or delivered in-person to the Clark County Government Center, 500 South Grand Central Parkway in downtown Las Vegas.




Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2022). Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.

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