Citizens for Sequim Schools’ annual meeting today; group to elect members, make plans

SEQUIM — The Citizens for Sequim Schools will elect board members and make plans for the coming year at its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. today.

The meeting will be at the Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, 400 W. Fir St.

The group will review the past year’s activities at this kickoff of fiscal year 2016-17.

Twelve board members will be elected to one-year terms.

Nominations will be taken from the floor.

Each of those who want to run for the board must come prepared to make a two-minute presentation on qualifications and interest in the position.

Anyone who is a member of Citizens for Sequim Schools can vote for board members.

Membership is defined as “anyone who supports the mission and demonstrates such support by volunteering, donating money, goods, services, or business space to the organization, or by verbally expressing support for the mission.”

The meeting is open to the public despite membership.

The mission of Citizens for Sequim Schools is to promote public support for the financial and material needs of the public schools of Sequim and to support the policies, programs and activities of School District 323 in particular.

Said support also might include support of public office candidates, levies, bonds and initiatives.

Questions can be emailed to citizensforsequimschools@gmail.com.

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