Simply sooner or later after Douglas County College District introduced a brand new decide for interim superintendent, the candidate withdrew his title.
Throughout a particular assembly Saturday, the Board of Schooling voted 4-Three in favor of naming Damon Brown the brand new Douglas County interim superintendent. He was the only real finalist for the job and anticipated to be formally appointed on Oct. 6 following a statutory 14-day ready interval, in response to an announcement from the district.
Brown, who at the moment serves as deputy superintendent of organizational techniques and neighborhood engagement in Mapleton Public Faculties, withdrew his title from consideration Sunday, in response to the district. Brown didn’t supply a purpose for turning down the job and couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
“I tremendously loved attending to know the (DCSD) board higher and study a lot about your excellent college district,” Brown mentioned in an announcement.
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Brown was set to switch outgoing superintendent Thomas Tucker, who resigned on Sept. 8. Tucker has been on paid go away for the reason that starting of the month, because the board conducts an investigation into allegations of office discrimination. The outgoing superintendent mentioned his resignation was as a consequence of private and familial circumstances.
David Ray, board president, mentioned the aim of the 14-day ready interval is to proceed vetting candidates, enable for public suggestions and to verify each events wish to transfer ahead. The board will reconvene at a future date to proceed to the method of appointing a brand new superintendent.