HEMET – Interviews to fill a vacant position on the Hemet Unified School District Governing Board were held Sept. 19. The seat became vacant Aug. 3, when Trustee Joe Wojcik resigned. The district filed Wojcik’s resignation with Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Aug. 3. By a 4-2 vote, action was taken to provisionally appoint Robert Allan Davis Jr. at an open and public meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19. Davis will serve on the governing board to complete the remainder of Wojcik’s term, which ends December 2018.
Davis will fill the existing vacancy as provided by Education Code Section 5091(a). Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures is filed in the office of the county superintendent of schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment, it shall become an effective appointment.