School Board Trustee James Keegan resigns |

School Board Trustee James Keegan resigns

by Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

Keegan, who was elected to the District 5 seat in November 1999 and began serving his term in January 2000, was not available for comment Tuesday.

“I want to thank him for his service,” Soderman said Tuesday. “The board is a particularly difficult situation because you’re making decisions that impact people’s children and they take that very seriously as they should.”

Keegan volunteered on a number of committees, including the Program Assessment Committee, the District Accountability Committee and several site accountability committees.

As a result of his resignation, the district is accepting letters from individuals interested in the seat.

Qualifications for the positions include: (1) must live in District 5 — the Foothills area south of Mottsville Lane, Sheridan Acres, Chambers Field, and the Ranchos area south of Kimmerling Road; and (2) must be a qualified voter.

A tentative appointment is planned during a special board meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Douglas High School library.

The appointee will serve the remainder of Keegan’s term, which runs runs January 2004.

Individuals should submit a letter of interest to the board of trustees or superintendent’s office at P.O. Box 1888, Minden, NV 89423 by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10.

Call 782-5134 for information.

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