The Blaine County School District board of trustees made several new appointments Tuesday, July 12.
Trustee Kim Nilsen made a motion to nominate Trustee Alex Sundali to chairman of the board for the 2005-2006 school year. The motion passed unanimously.
The board also voted unanimously to appoint Trustee Kim Nilsen as vice chairman.
Trustee Julie Dahlgren took the oath of office to serve a three-year term on the board. Dahlgren ran unopposed for the Zone 5 board seat in May. She was first appointed to the board of trustees in September 2003 and then was elected in 2004. She is a retired teacher who brings 34 years of teaching experience to the position.
Actions were also taken to appoint Mike Chatterton as the school district treasurer, Cathy Zaccardi as the clerk of the board of trustees, Rand Peebles as the school district attorney, and Blake Walsh as the Local Education Agency representative for Title I.
The panel also accepted Trustee Kathy Pruett's resignation from the board. Pruett held the Zone 3 seat, representing an area in and around Hailey that is generally south of Deer Creek Road and East Fork Road, and north of Croy Creek Road and Quigley Gulch Road. The zone includes all of the Northridge and Deerfield subdivisions in Hailey.
The board has 90 days to fill the vacant seat. The board will appoint a representative to serve until May 2006, at which time an election for a one-year term will be held. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to the school district.