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East County News Service

April 11, 2017 (El Cajon) -- Grossmont Union High School District is seeking applications to fill a vacancy for a “community member at large” on the 11-member Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC).

The CBOC oversees the implementation of Proposition U, the $417 million general obligation bond measure passed in November 2008, as well as Measure BB, the $128 million general obligation bond passed in November 2016 to bring facility improvements and renovations to the district’s schools.

The appointee will serve a two-year term beginning June 2017 in the capacity of “Community Member-at-Large” and will be eligible to serve for up to two additional two-year terms.

In order to apply, you must:

a) Be at least 18 years of age

b) Not be an employee or official of this district

c) Not be employed as or by a vendor, contractor, or consultant of this district

d) Be willing and able to attend quarterly meetings of the committee (typically scheduled on the last Wednesday of January, March, June and September at district headquarters and school sites beginning at 5:00 p.m.) In addition, committee members serve on one of three subcommittees that also meet quarterly during those months.

Please note that there will be a preference for residents within the physical boundaries of the Grossmont Union High School District. Preference may be given for individuals possessing skills, training and experience in finance, facilities, and/or construction or related experience.

Applications may be submitted up through 12:00 noon, Monday, May 1, 2017. Applications received after that time will not be considered. Application forms are available as follows:

1. Pages 3 – 6 of this document

2. Online at

3. At the district administrative offices, 1100 Murray Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020

4. At high school administrative offices

The completed application can be submitted the following ways: Scanned as PDF document, attached and emailed to; faxed to (619) 465-1349; mailed to GUHSD, Business Services, P.O. Box 1043, La Mesa, CA 91944-1043; or personal delivery to the: Reception Desk, GUHSD Office, 1100 Murray Drive, El Cajon, CA.

Once applications are received, all eligible and qualified applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee. After screening is complete, selected applicants will be invited to attend the May 9 Governing Board meeting and will answer questions from Board members. Selection will be made subsequently at that Board meeting.