Batavia school board seeks replacement trustee

  • Bob Baty-Barr

    Bob Baty-Barr

Updated 7/17/2019 4:29 PM

The Batavia school board is looking for a new trustee to replace Bob Baty-Barr, who resigned.

Baty-Barr moved last week to Boulder, Colorado, for a new job.


"I am sorry I am not fulfilling my commitment, but I am truly honored and humbled to have served our community and am a better person because of it," he wrote in his resignation letter.

Baty-Barr was elected in 2017. His replacement will serve until April 2021.

Those interested must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, and a resident of the district and the state for at least one year as of the date of appointment. They have to be a registered voter.

The board expects applicants to be familiar with the board's policies about the duties and responsibilities of the board and trustees. Board policies are available online at

Applications are being taken online and are due at noon July 30.

Applicants must submit a resume, and answer the following questions:

• Why are you seeking appointment to the board?

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• What do you believe to be the role of a board in an organization?

• How would others describe your ability to work with a team to make a decision?

Applications are due July 30. Interviews will be conducted Aug. 6.

To apply, visit

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