Board expected to select new trustee tonight

Eight candidates were interviewed during an Ann Arbor Board of Education study session Monday, March 8 as trustees look to fill a seat left vacant last month when Adam Hollier resigned his board post.

The board is scheduled to hear from candidates tonight at a regular school board meeting and is expected to select a replacement.

The person selected to fill Hollier’s term will serve through Dec. 31, 2010.

Candidates include: Susan Collet of Georgetown Blvd., James Corey of Gabrielle Ave., Victoria Haviland of Greenview Drive, Margy Long of Martha Ave., Jack Panitch of Burson Place, Jeff Sabatini of  Jackson Ave., Christine Stead of Huron View Blvd. and Andy Thomas of W. Stadium Blvd.

Candidates are scheduled make presentations before the board  during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. March 10 at the Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor.

Detailed candidate information can be found at the school district’s Web page Click here or visit, click on “Board of Education”  and then on “board vacancy” to see application materials submitted by each candidate.

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