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Search for Coweta BoE replacement underway

The process has begun to fill the at-large seat on the Coweta County Board of Education that came open when April Parker resigned from the school board in May. The board is expected to make the appointment in September.

Coweta County School System spokesman Dean Jackson said the board will begin its process of appointing a new member to the open at-large seat in August, with the intention of completing that process in September. The school board will consider all candidates who have submitted their names for the seat vacated earlier this year by board member April Parker. The seat is an at-large position covering all of Coweta County, with a term extending through Dec. 31, 2013, Jackson said.

Jackson said it is the responsibility of the Coweta County Board of Education to appoint a successor to any board seat vacated before the completion of the term. A candidate must be a resident of the county and eligible for service according to applicable Georgia state laws, Jackson added.

“A number of individuals have already contacted us to be considered for the open seat,” said Superintendent Steve Barker.

Parker in her resignation letter said personal and family reasons formed the basis for her decision.

An east Coweta resident, Parker in 2010 challenged and defeated incumbent Michael Sumner with 50.25 percent of the vote.

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