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Board Director Division 4 Vacancy

Due to the resignation of Director Elena David on September 20, 2021, a vacancy exists for the position she occupied serving on the Board of Directors of the Arcata Fire Protection District in Division 4.

Yellow sticky on cork board reading Board Member Vacancy

As this appointment will occur in the second half of the term of office and more than 130 days prior to the next general district election, the appointment to fill the vacancy will expire on the first Friday in December 2022. Should the appointee desire to continue, they must file candidacy for the November 2022 General Election.

Prospective candidates must reside and be a registered voter within the boundaries of Division 4 of the Arcata Fire Protection District. Division 4 includes the Bloomfield, Sunset, and Greenview/Windsong neighborhoods. Additionally, it includes California Heights, North Town, and the west downtown area - see map). The Board intends to make its appointment no later than November 15, 2021.

Any person interested in being considered for appointment to this seat on the Board of Directors is asked to submit an application of qualifications. Forms are available at the District Headquarters or through the District website at

To complete an application, please use the following form fillable pdf, Division 4 Vacancy Application. Applications can be emailed to or mailed to the District Headquarters at 2149 Central Avenue, McKinleyville, CA 95519 or dropped off Monday – Friday between 8am and 5pm, closed for lunch.  Application deadline is November 5, 2021, at 4 p.m. – postmarks not accepted.

Questions concerning this appointment should be directed to the Clerk of the Board, at 825-2000.  The Board will consider all applicants at a special public meeting scheduled for 3:00 pm on November 12, 2021.