Trustee Vacancy Declared: Applications Due July 6

News

In accordance with the Pension Board Bylaws, following Trustee Eshoo’s resignation, the Board declared a vacancy in a Teacher Trustee position. The Vacancy Committee appointed by Board President Jay Rehak includes Trustees Lois W. Ashford (chair), Jeffery Blackwell, and Mary Sharon Reilly. The committee will evaluate candidates and make a recommendation to the Board at the next regular meeting on July 19, 2018. The individual appointed to fill the position will serve until this fall’s annual election in November.

 

Candidate Eligibility

Any eligible active teacher may ask to be considered to fill the vacancy. A candidate for the Teacher Trustee position must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Member, other than a Principal/Administrator, as defined in 40 ILCS 5/17-106; and
  • Have been assigned on a regular certificate for at least 10 years in the Chicago Public Schools or charter schools within District 299 (this includes anyone who is licensed and has worked in the Chicago Public Schools or Charter Schools for at least 10 years on a regular certificate, including as a substitute).

Applications

To apply for the vacant Teacher Trustee position, please submit a resume and a candidate statement to Charles A. Burbridge, Executive Director, elections@ctpf.org, no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, July 6, 2018. The Vacancy Committee will meet prior to the next regular Board of Trustees’ meeting to review applications and evaluate the candidates.

For more information on Board vacancies, please see the CTPF Pension Board Bylaws.