Killingworth voters and electors will act on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7pm to elect a new member to the Regional #17 Board of Education (BOE). The new member's term will expire Nov. 4, 2013.
The Democratic Town Committee is supporting Kelly Leach for the open position.
The Republican Town Committee is supporting Jeannie Young.
A Special Town Meeting is being called for this occasion. Only those registered to vote in Killingworth may vote in the special election.
The BOE vacancy came about due to the resignation of Killingworth member Peggy Bushey, also BOE treasurer, who resigned effective Feb. 1.
The meeting and vote will take place in the "All Purpose Room" of the Killingworth Elementary School on February 28, 2013 at 7pm.
Members of the Regional #17 BOE include:
Steven Banaletti (Higganum); Peggie Bushey - Board Treasurer (Killingworth) resigned Feb. 1; Susan Dean - Board Secretary (Killingworth); Joel D'Angelo (Killingworth); Chet Harris (Haddam Neck); Jamie Lehane (Killingworth); Karen Perry - Board Chair (Killingworth); Amy Jacques-Purdy (Haddam); Sue Twachtman (Higganum); Becky Valenti (Higganum); Jonathan Wintsch - Board Vice Chair (Haddam).