The Hemet Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the governing board from Area 3 in the Hemet area. Idyllwild, Mountain Center and Pine Cove all are in Area 1.

Trustee Dr. Lisa DeForest resigned Feb. 11. She was re-elected to the board in November 2012.

The period of service for this position will extend from the anticipated date of appointment, April 7, through the end of the current term — Dec. 2, 2016.

If interested, submit a Board Candidate Application available at or at the district office at 1791 W. Acacia Ave. in Hemet. Interested candidates may contact the office of Superintendent Dr. Barry L. Kayrell at 951-765-5100, ext. 1001. Applications must be received at the Professional Development Service Center, 1791 W. Acacia Ave., Hemet, CA 92545, before 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 13. Applications received after that time will not be considered.

It is anticipated that eligible and qualified applicants will be interviewed at a meeting of the governing board on April 7 and the successful candidate will be appointed, sworn in and take seat at that time.