CALL FOR LETTER OF INTEREST
SECOND MESA DAY SCHOOL
At-Large Board Member,
Village Specific Member: Mishongnovi & Sipaulovi
Term: December 2020- June 2022
Due Date: November 30, 2020
NO later than 4:00 p.m. MST
Submit Letters to: SMDS Administration
Questions please call: (928) 737-2571
Election Code C:
Eligibility Qualifications to be a Board Member
(Approved January 18, 2018: Special Board Meeting)
C. Eligibility/Qualifications to be a Board Member
- Must be an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe.
- Must be 18 years of age or older on or before the date of the election.
- To be a candidate for a Board Member for a Village-Specific Board position, you must be an enrolled member of the Village that is represented by that Board Position.
- An At-Large candidate must be a parent or legal guardian of a currently enrolled S.M.D.S. student.
- Cannot be an employee of Second Mesa Day School.
- Cannot have been an employee of Second Mesa Day School or have resigned from the S.M.D.S. Board in the three years prior to the date of election.
- Cannot be an officer of the Second Mesa Day School Parent Advisory Committee (PAC).
- Cannot be an employee of the Hopi Tribal Department of Education.
- Cannot be a member of the Hopi Tribal Council.
- Cannot be a member of a Village Governing Board.
- A person is not eligible to be a Board Member if their spouses or any member of
their immediate family as that term is defined in the policies, works for the Second Mesa Day School.
- No two persons residing in the same household may serve on the Board concurrently.
- Cannot be an employee of the Bureau of Indian Education.
- A Board Member must successfully pass a fingerprint and background check as required by P.L. 101-630 prior to the election and through the S.M.D.S fingerprint/background check process with cost to be paid by S.M.D.S. Board Members must be free of any criminal
history prohibited by P.L. 101-630 and any criminal history that may bring disrepute to the Board. If a Board Member is on the Board and is not successfully completed the background check, they will be automatically removed from the Board. If a Board Member is subsequently convicted of a crime barred by P.L. 101-630, they must immediately resign.