LAPS School Board Accepting Applications For Vacancy In District 5

 The Los Alamos School Board is in search of a person to fill the vacancy left on the board with the departure of current member Erin Green who represents District 5. Ms. Green cited personal reasons for her resignation from the School Board, saying that she is deeply sad to be leaving the School Board but that it is something she needs to do for herself and her family at this time.

The School Board plans to begin accepting applications on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022 through Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. The School Board would like to make a final decision at the Jan.10, 2023 School Board meeting. The term will run through Dec. 31, 2023.

School board members are responsible for overseeing the Superintendent of Los Alamos Public Schools, approving the district’s annual budget, and promoting the overall success and well-being of the school district as a whole.  School board members are required to attend two School Board meetings per month, as well as any special meetings that are scheduled. In addition, school board members must complete training credits with the New Mexico School Board Association and participate on selected committees created by the School Board. 

Applicants must be a registered voter, over 18 years of age, and reside in District 5. Click here to view the boundary map. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, including relevant experience and attributes that you would bring to the position, and a resume to the board secretary, Debra Bell, at  The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec.16.

With the recently adopted new voting redistricting zones, District 5 encompasses the following:

Beginning at the intersection of the western Los Alamos County line and State Hwy 4, northerly along the Los Alamos County line to unnamed local road, easterly along unnamed local road to Quemazon Trail, easterly along Quemazon Trail to trail, northerly along trail to ridge line, northerly along ridge line to stream/river, northerly along stream/river to ridge line, easterly along ridge line to stream/river, easterly along stream/river to School Canyon, southerly along School Canyon to Pueblo Canyon, easterly along Pueblo Canyon to Acid Canyon, westerly along Acid Canyon to high school access road, southerly along high school access road to Canyon Road, westerly along Canyon Road to Diamond Drive, southerly along Diamond Drive to East Jemez Road, easterly along East Jemez Road to West Jemez Road, westerly along West Jemez Road to State Highway 501, westerly along State Highway 501 to State Highway 4, westerly along State Highway 4 to the point of beginning.

For questions or more information, contact Mrs. Bell at (505) 663-2230.