Board looking for new president

The San Bruno Park School District is seeking a new board member to replace President Charles Zelnik, who is stepping down after nearly six years on the board, officials announced Thursday.

Board members voted Wednesday night to make a provisional appointment to serve the remainder of Zelnik’s term, which would have ended in November 2007.

Zelnik, a stay-at-home father of two with a background in construction and the automotive industry, said he decided to resign Aug. 9 in order to re-enter the work force now that his daughter is heading to college.

He said he still wants to participate in district affairs, particularly since he spent much of his time before coming on the board trying to secure annexation of the Portola Heights area of San Bruno into the school district.

Before the 2000 annexation, residents west of Skyline Boulevard in San Bruno were served by the Pacifica School District. Zelnik was appointed to the board shortly after annexation.

“It was great being able to go back to school again,” Zelnik said of his many field trips and coaching experiences. “Now’s the time to open a new chapter, though.”

Anyone older than 18 who is a registered voter, resident in the school district and who is not legally disqualified from holding civil office can hold the position, according to Superintendent David Hutt. The board will decide whom to appoint at a Sept. 27 meeting open to the public.

<p>tramroop@examiner.com

Just Posted

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence patch things up with leather fair organizers

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and organizers of S.F.’s leather fair have patched things up.

Planning Commissioner Rich Hillis steps down to seek role as department head

San Francisco Planning Commissioner Richard Hillis has resigned from his post and… Continue reading

Death on BART tracks prompts major systemwide delay

An unidentified person entered the trackway at Powell Street BART station and was struck by a train.

Federal judge blocks California law to force disclosure of Trump’s tax returns

Sep. 19—SACRAMENTO — A federal judge ordered a temporary injunction Thursday against… Continue reading

SF public defender calls deputy shooting ‘preventable and unnecessary tragedy’

Sheriff identifies four deputies involved in incident that killed dog, allegedly wounded owner

Most Read