Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations


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

 Name of organization:  State Instructional Materials Commission (IMC)
Date Posted:  March 16, 2015Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  April 6, 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 – Lay Citizen                                  Four years from date of appointment

1 – Secondary School Teacher           Four years from date of appointment

Person(s) being replaced and their representation:

Lay citizen – Linda Hansen

Secondary School Teacher – Peter Van Orden

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.

Other information (if needed for clarification):
Contact for questions:  Alan Griffin, 801-538-7783
Nomination and Bio Submission:  If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit by April 6 a brief (no longer than one page) bio or resume with contact information to Lorraine Austin at
This is a cross-entry from the Utah State Board of Education website

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