An informal workshop on the role and responsibilities of public service for potential candidates seeking two open seats on the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Board of Education will be held in person next week.
Livermore residents -- including those considering running for one of the two currently vacant board seats -- are invited to attend the "Board Candidate Information Night" next Tuesday (July 7), starting 7 p.m. at the district boardroom in Livermore, 685 E. Jack London Blvd.
Attendees will receive general information about the district in addition to learning about board member responsibilities and the election process. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions during the event.
The five LVJUSD trustees serve on staggered four-year terms; voters will fill the two seats currently held by Board Clerk Chuck Rogge and Trustee Chris Wenzel during the Nov. 3 general election.
Filing documents will be available at the Alameda County Office of the Registrar of Voters' Office beginning July 13 and must be completed by Aug. 7, during the official candidate nomination period. A background or experience in politics or education is not required to file for candidacy.
Other topics that will be covered that evening include timelines for candidates, campaign reporting and conflict of interest requirements, campaign sign regulations, and rules of the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
In accordance with the Alameda County public health order, face masks will be required at Tuesday's workshop and seating will be arranged to maintain six feet of social distance between attendees.
For more information or to receive written materials after the candidate information night, contact the Superintendent's office at 606-3281, or email Cathy McConnell at email@example.com.