March 30, 2013
Contact: Heidi Embley
Phone: (907) 742-4158
Board appoints Corkran to seat D
Today the Anchorage School Board appointed Thomas Corkran to fill vacant board seat D until the April 2014 municipal election. Corkran will be sworn in at the beginning of the next regular school board meeting on April 1.
The board interviewed 31 applicants for the vacancy.
Corkran is a self-employed financial consultant. His application packet is available online at www.asdk12.org through the school board tab.
UPDATE: On March 30 the board interviewed 31 candidates for the seat. Kameron Perez-Verdia and Thomas Corkran were the two finalists. The board was locked in a 3-3 vote before selecting Corkran. The following day, Corkran declined his appointment. Perez-Verdia was appointed and sworn in as the Anchorage School Board’s newest member at their meeting on April 1, 2013. He will fill the vacant seat D until the April 2014 municipal election.