School Board Seeks Applicants for Board Vacancy

The Falls Church City School Board seeks applications from qualified individuals to fulfill the term of School Board member Lawrence Webb, who will resign effective January 4, 2021. Applications may be submitted by qualified voters in the City of Falls Church who are not employed by the School Board. The appointee will serve from the date of appointment until December 31, 2021.

Application letters must be submitted to School Board Clerk, Ms. Marty Gadell (, no later than Friday, January 15, 2021. Letters should indicate the applicant’s interest in the position, state why they are applying, and describe their qualifications. Please note that all letters received by the deadline will be posted publicly.

The Board will hold a public hearing on January 26, 2021, to hear from interested parties and consider applications received. The Board anticipates a final vote on February 9, 2021, to appoint an applicant to fulfill the unexpired term through December 31, 2021.

Interested persons may contact the School Board Chair and/or Vice-Chair with questions about the process.