Due to a resignation, there is a vacancy on the MSAD 28 School Board for a Camden resident.

The town select board is looking for someone who would like to serve as a member of the school board due to the resignation of Camden resident Patty Libby. The person who is selected to fill this vacancy would serve until the next election in June 2014.

Being a school board member is a very rewarding experience which gives people an opportunity to be involved in setting policy and the direction of the community's public educational system. Much of what the School Board does is controlled by state laws, but each School Board member can have a positive impact that makes a difference for the young people of our community and the educators.

People who would like more information about the role of the school board should go to the MSAD 28 website at fivetowns.net/sad/schoolboard.cfm or talk with current school board members.

Those interested sholud submit a letter expressing interest, experience and why you would like to serve. Send letters of interest to the town manager's office or jesancy@camdenmaine.gov by Aug. 2. Interested applicants will be contacted to meet with the select board prior to filling the position.