Henrico School Board sets Sept. 13 public hearing on three finalists for Tuckahoe District seat

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Henrico, Va. Sept. 7, 2018 – The Henrico County School Board will hold a public hearing Thursday to get input from citizens on finalists for the Board’s vacant Tuckahoe District seat. Three finalists were chosen from a pool of applicants to serve the remainder of former representative Lisa Marshall’s term. The veteran member of the Board resigned in August for health reasons.

The finalists for the seat are:

  • Melissa Dart, a member of the HCPS Special Education Advisory Committee.
  • Bill Pike, former principal of Lakeside Elementary School and former assistant principal at Hermitage High School.
  • Marcie Shea, a former teacher at Douglas Freeman High School and a current PTA volunteer.

“We need to hear from the public,” said Micky Ogburn, School Board chair and Three Chopt District representative. “It’s their opportunity to weigh in on what qualities are important and who they want as their representative from the Tuckahoe District.”

Henrico County citizens are invited to speak about the vacancy at the 4 p.m. hearing, which will follow the Board’s work session. Members of the public will have four minutes each to address the Board. Citizens may sign up in advance to speak at the public hearing by contacting Debbie Ward, clerk of the School Board, at 804-652-3808 or by emailing dnward@henrico.k12.va.us.

The School Board will select and announce the appointee at a special work session Sept. 20Oct 4

The appointed member will serve on the School Board representing the Tuckahoe District until a new member, elected in November 2019, assumes office in January 2020.  

Public hearing to solicit input on candidates for Tuckahoe District School Board seat

When: Sept. 13 at 4 p.m.  Postponed to September 20 at 4 p.m.
Where: New Bridge Learning Center auditorium, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va.

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