Bill Bullen, Vice President of the Syracuse City School District Board of Education has announced his resignation from the Board effective January 5, 2015. Mr. Bullen will be relocating out of the Syracuse area.
“Commissioner Bullen will be greatly missed by all of us in the Syracuse City School District. His compassion and commitment to the students, families and staff members in the district was deeply rooted in his belief that we can transform our district and help all students achieve great success,” said Board of Education President Michelle Mignano.
Mr. Bullen was elected as a Commissioner of Education in November 2011 and began his term in January 2012. He has served in the capacity as Vice President since May 2014.
“It has been a privilege to work with Commissioner Bullen, a passionate advocate for the children of the Syracuse City School District,” said Superintendent Sharon Contreras. “Commissioner Bullen worked tirelessly for a fair funding formula and the development of high quality academic programs for all. He has served our community well and we will miss him tremendously,” added Contreras.
Per Education Law, Mayor Stephanie A. Miner will fill the newly created vacancy by appointment. The appointment will be in effect until December 31, 2015.