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Board Vacancy Information

Candance Chow, member of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education, submitted her resignation, effective February 10, 2020. Ms. Chow’s board service began in 2013, and she has served in a number of committees and in leadership roles as Board President and Chair of the Finance Committee. 


"On behalf of the school board, I would like to thank Candance for her seven years of service on the District 65 board,” said Suni Kartha, Board President. “She has been a vocal advocate for children and families and a dedicated public servant, and we know her decision to resign her position prior to the end of her term was not taken lightly. We wish her and her family all the best in the future."


To fill the vacancy, the Board of Education will seek applicants from across the District 65 community. In order to be eligible to serve, a school board member must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident of the State of Illinois and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 for at least one year.


Application Information

Application documents must be submitted by Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 5pm. 


The applicant selected will be announced at the March 23 board meeting.


The term of the appointed board member will run until the April 2021 election. For more information about the process, please visit or contact Adeela Qureshi at (847) 859-8111.