Notice of Board Member Appointment to Trustee Area 1

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a vacancy occurred on the Board of Trustees of the Magnolia School District in Trustee Area 1, effective December 9, 2022, due to no individuals choosing to run for office in Trustee Area 1, there was a Failure to Elect in Trustee Area 1. When a vacancy occurs because no candidate(s) has been nominated, Education Code section 5328 provides that the Board shall appoint a qualified person to the office prior to the day fixed for the election, which is November 8, 2022. 

At the September 15, 2022, Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to fill the vacancy by appointment per Education Code Section 5328. Pursuant to Education Code section 5328.5, on September 22, 2022, the Board of Trustees published in a newspaper of general circulation a notice that stated the Board of Trustees' intent to make an appointment and informed persons of the procedures available for applying for the appointment. 

On October 13, 2022, the Board of Trustees appointed Barbara Quintana to fill this vacancy. 

This appointee shall be seated at the organizational meeting as if elected at the district election and shall hold office for the 2022-2026 term. (Education Code section 5328)