2023 Open Board Positions

Notice of Open Board Positions
Posted on the MSA Website: Wednesday, March 16, 2023

Open Board Positions:  Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is accepting applications and letters of interest for election to the Board of Directors for 2023-2025.  The open positions are for:

Regional Directors: Regions I, III, and V:

  • Region I: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and The District of Columbia
  • Region III: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands
  • Region V: Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

PLEASE NOTE: Interested candidates must be members of MSA.


Application Process:

Interested candidates must be members of MSA and are requested to submit the required materials below to Ramin Taheri, Chief Executive Officer, Magnet Schools of America by Friday, March 24, 2023, 5 pm EASTERN.  All materials submitted will be published on the MSA website.

  • Letter of interest for the position;
  • One-page resume/vitae;
  • 50-word statement indicating why you should be elected to the position; 
  • High-resolution photo (headshot), color preferred;

Election Process:

Voting will occur during the regional meetings at the conference, to take place on Thursday, April 20th. All candidates will be asked to present for 2-3 minutes on why they should be elected. Those elected will be asked to attend the annual business meeting on Saturday, April 22nd for the installation of all Board members.

We will be doing prep calls to rehearse and we will communicate days and times for those prep calls at the end of March.

Term of office and Board Member Requirements:

All positions are for a two-year term (May 1, 2023-Spring, 2025). All candidates must be members in good standing of Magnet Schools of America. This means dues must be current.
Board members are required to attend three (3) meetings each year, often held in conjunction with MSA conferences. Board members are encouraged to attend each conference.

Additional questions, please email MSA CEO Ramin Taheri at ramin.taheri@magnet.edu.

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