Farmington school board interview date changes

Interviews originally scheduled later this month for a Farmington Public Schools Board of Education position open June 30 have been changed from two days to one.

Five people applied for the post being vacated by long-time trustee Howard Wallach. Due to conflicts with the remaining board members’ schedules, all five interviews will be conducted on June 29, and board members will deliberate and select a candidate for appointment that same evening. The public interviews, broadcast live on TV-10, will be held at the Lewis Schulman Administrative Center, 32500 Shiawassee, Farmington and begin at 5:30 p.m.

The five candidates are:

  • William Lubaway
  • Rajiv Shah
  • Donald David
  • James Stark
  • Fritz Beiermeister

The newly appointed trustee will be sworn in on July 19; the appointee would then have to run in the November 8, 2016 election to continue Board service. Nominating petitions for school board candidates are available at the Oakland County Clerk’s office or at The filing deadline for the November 8 election is 4 p.m. on July 26.

Voters will elect three trustees to serve six-year terms, beginning on January 1, 2017 and expiring on December 31, 2022, and two to serve partial terms, beginning when the election is certified and ending on Decemeber 31, 2018.

For more information, visit or the Oakland County Election Division at 1200 North Telegraph Road, Dept. 417, Pontiac, or call 248-858-0564.

Press release