School Board Sets Meetings to Fill Catoctin District Seat

The Loudoun County School Board has announced the steps it will take to fill the Catoctin District seat vacated this week by the resignation of Eric DeKenipp.

The board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, during which it will interview potential candidates for the seat and take public comment on the candidates. At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, the School Board will appoint a member to fill the seat prior to a scheduled public hearing on the Waxpool Elementary attendance zone.

Both meetings will be held at the Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Offices at 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.

Those interested in being appointed to the Catoctin District seat must file a statement of interest with the School Board by noon Nov. 26.. This statement must include:

  • documentation showing the applicant is a qualified registered voter and a resident of the Catoctin Election District;
  • a description of the applicant’s qualifications for appointment;
  • and any other information the applicant wants considered by the School Board.

This statement must be filed with clerk of the School Board Christine Coleman at the LCPS Administrative Offices or through email at The submitted information is considered public record and subject to disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

The person appointed to the Catoctin District seat will serve until the term expires on Dec. 31, 2019.

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