A member of the East Grand Rapids Public Schools Board is resigning to focus on his campaign for Michigan's 3rd District seat in the August 2014 primary election.
Brain Ellis announced he was stepping down from the school board position earlier this week and will run for the representative seat that's currenly held by Justin Amash.
Ellis, president of Brooktree Capital Management, was a board member trustee for 14 years.
East Grand Rapids Schools says they're looking for another official to fill Ellis' seat. Interested applicants have until 12pm next Tuesday, Nov. 5th to send in a letter of interest. More information can be found HERE