PLAINSBORO: Deadline nears for filing for school board seats

The West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants to fill part of the unexpired term of member Yibao Xu, who passed away earlier this month.

   PLAINSBORO — The West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants to fill part of the unexpired term of member Yibao Xu, who passed away earlier this month.
   This appointment is for January 2014 through December 2014. In November 2014, the remaining year of the unexpired term and a three-year term for Plainsboro Township seats on the board will go up for election.
   Legal requirements for becoming a member of the board of education are citizenship; one year’s residency in Plainsboro Township; no interest in any contract with or claim against the board of education; no conflict of interest such as holding office as mayor or member of the governing body of the same district; and voter registration in the district.
   Candidates should indicate their interest in writing including background information and reasons for serving. Address all communications to Larry Shanok, board secretary, West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, 505 Village Road West, West Windsor, NJ 08550 or larry.shanok@ww-p.org.
   The deadline for applications is Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. It is anticipated that interviews for applicants will be held at a public meeting of the Board of Education on Dec. 17 or Jan. 7 or during a special meeting of the Board of Education.