Statement Regarding Mark Stegeman Resignation from TUSD Governing Board

October 3, 2019

For Immediate Release
Matt Stamp, Communications Director
520-724-8454 | 520-260-3305

Tucson, AZ – Mark Stegeman has informed Pima County School Superintendent Dustin J. Williams of his resignation from the TUSD governing board, effective immediately.

“I would like to personally thank Dr. Stegeman for his service towards education in the Tucson Unified School District. I wish him much success on his new endeavors. Our office will help expedite the governing board vacancy process going forward,” said Superintendent Williams.

Please review ARS 15-302 for information regarding the appointment process:

3. Appoint governing board members of school districts to fill all vacancies, but the term of the appointment shall be until the next regular election for governing board members, at which time a successor shall be elected to serve the unexpired portion of the term.  Within thirty days after notification of a vacancy, the school district governing board may submit up to three names to the county school superintendent for consideration of an appointment to fill the vacancy. The county school superintendent is not required to appoint a governing board member from the list of names submitted by the governing board.  The county school superintendent, if the county school superintendent deems it in the best interest of the community, may call a special election to fill the vacancies. If an election is called, the newly elected member shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired portion of the term.