Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald is looking for qualified people to fill a seat on the state Elections Commission.

The unexpired term of William Dean from the County of Hawaii will expire on June 30, 2024.

Persons currently taking an active part in political management or in political campaigns cannot serve on the commission, according to a press release from the judiciary.

Interested? Submit a resume and cover letter that includes:

  • a statement explaining why they are qualified to serve;
  • education and employment history;
  • a list of immediate relatives who serve in elected office;
  • a disclosure of “any pending litigation, tax, or criminal matter, any potential conflict of interest with regard to the duties” of the commission, “or anything else that could adversely affect your ability to serve”; and
  • the names and contact information of three references.

Cover letters and resumes may be sent to: Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald, Supreme Court of Hawaii, 417 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813. Or, email to chiefjustice@courts.hawaii.gov

Resumes must be post-marked, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered no later than Friday, Jan. 20. The names of all applicants will be made public.

Once appointed, the term will be effective through June 30, 2024. The position is unpaid.

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