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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: State Instructional Materials Commission


Name of organization:  State Instructional Materials Commission (IMC)

Date Posted:  May 21, 2015

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  July 27, 2015

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: The IMC is established in Utah Code 53A-15.  The Commission evaluates instructional materials for recommendation by the State Board of Education.

Who the group advises:  The State Board of Education

Number vacancies:  2

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment: 

1 – School District Superintendent   Four years from date of appointment
1 – College of Education Dean          Four years from date of appointment

Person(s) currently in positions up for vacancy and their representation: 

Superintendent – Marshall Garrett, Logan
Dean – Beth Foley, USU

Meetings (specific dates or how often, where, and for how long): Twice a year in May and December at the State Office of Education.  Meetings are generally five hours long.

Contact for questions:  Alan Griffin, 801-538-7783

Nomination and Bio Submission:  If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit by June 15 a brief (no longer than one page) bio or resume with contact information to Lorraine Austin at

Utah State Board of Education
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