Alex Shantz, St. Helena school board member, resigned on Wednesday, Nov. 16, effective immediately. He was elected in November 2014.
The school board will meet at 8 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18 to discuss ways to fill the vacancy, either by appointment or scheduling an election.
School board president Cynthia Smith said, “We are grateful for Alex's service to the St. Helena Unified School District, and we wish him well.”
After the meeting, information on the process the board selects and next steps will be posted on the school district’s website (sthelenaunified.org) and shared with local news media.
Besides Smith, those serving on the board include Jeannie Kerr, Jeff Conwell, Maria Haug and student board member Christian Maldonado.