Provisional Trustee Appointment

Notice of One (1) School Board Vacancy
Coast Unified School District

Pursuant to Education Code 5092, notice is hereby given that on February 21, 2022, the Coast Unified School District accepted the resignation of Jack Mettier. The Board of Trustees during a regular board meeting on March 10, 2022, voted to fill this vacancy by a provisional appointment.  This appointment shall be until the next general election in November 2022, unless a petition is filed for a special election. 

This provisional term ends on December 6. 2022. This board seat will be placed on the ballot in the general election of November 8, 2022, for a new 4-year term.  Upon approval of the proposed CUSD By Trustee Areas by the SLO County Committee on Reorganization, only candidates living in CUSD Trustee Area 2 or 3 will be eligible to run for this seat in November. ( See Interactive Review Map and enter your physical address in the Search box to determine your trustee area).

In order to be considered a qualified applicant, each applicant interested in applying must be 18 years old, a registered voter, reside within the district’s boundaries as a resident of California, not be legally barred from holding civil office, and cannot be employed by the district.  Each applicant shall submit an Application for Provisional Appointment and Qualification Form.  Application paperwork is available at the district office or can be downloaded from the links below.

Applications will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Coast Unified District Office, 1350 Main Street, Cambria, CA, beginning Monday, March 14, 2022.  To be considered as a candidate, the application must be received in the District Office by 4:00 PM on Monday, April 4, 2022.  Any application received after 4:00 PM on April 4, 2022, will not be accepted.

All candidates who meet the requirements of “qualified” will be notified on or before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022, regarding their brief oral statement/presentation at the regular school board meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022.  Each applicant will be given three minutes for his or her presentation. The Board of Trustees may ask each applicant clarifying questions regarding his or her presentation. Contact with individual board members is discouraged.

For further information, please contact Bonnie Duston, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, at 805/927-6121 or

Qualification Form               Provisional Appointment Form