A longtime member of the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Board of Education is resigning her seat on the board.

Annette Streater submitted her letter of resignation and her last board meeting will be September 18, according to a release from the district.

Streater has been serving on the board since 2006. She issued a statement in the release:

“I have had the honor and privilege of serving the children and staff of this district for the past 11 years – and what a rewarding commitment it has been. At this juncture in my life, I find it necessary to be responsive to increasing family and work commitments. I’m confident the Board and administration will continue on this path of improving instruction and operations with a student-centered approach through an equity lens.”

Board chair James Barrett thanked Streater for her service on the board.

“Ms. Streater has been a tremendous asset to our school district and our community,” said Board Chair James Barrett. “She has worked tirelessly for the benefit of students and families. We are all grateful for the opportunity to have served with her in this important work.”

Streater previously served as vice chair of the board.

There is no word on how a new member will be named to the board to replace Streater.