The Youngstown Board of Education is seeking candidates to apply to fill a board member vacancy.

Dawn Turnage resigned from the Board on Tuesday, Sept. 13, after accepting a new position outside of Youngstown.

Anyone interested in the board seat must send their application by 5 p.m. on September 23. The selected applicant would need to be able to begin their term immediately.

Anyone appointed will need to file to run for the seat in November 2023. 

"The Youngstown Board of Education is beyond grateful for Dawn's service to the board and the Youngstown City School District," said Board President Tiffany Patterson.

Those interested in serving on the Youngstown City School District School Board should email any current board members for an application or Philecia Carpenter at [email protected]

To be eligible for the seat, applicants must be at least 18 years old, district residents, and registered voters. Interviews will be scheduled