“The stresses inherent in serving on a board that continues to suffer severe leadership and organizational problems are at this time, simply too disadvantageous to my health. I believe that my final responsibility as a resigning board member is to identify the specific leadership/organizational issues that, from my perspective, are rendering the board ineffective. The most critical of these issues is the lack of understanding or conflicting views about the role of a school board member,” his memo stated.This comes as less of a surprise after Bob Shirley's early exit, especially given Lehman's ailing health. You can read Lehman's letter of resignation here.
The Board now requires two replacements, making three in the last six months.