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203 Qualifications of Board Members

Serving on the Board is an honor and privilege. Its rewards are respect from the community, students, and employees and the satisfaction from knowing each Board member contributed to the success of the children in the school district community. Only those who are willing to put forth the effort to care and to make a difference should consider running for a position on the Board.
Any qualified elector of the District may be elected to serve on the Board at either a regular election or at a special election called to fill a vacancy on the Board.
A qualified elector possesses all the following characteristics:

  1. Citizen of the United States;
  2. Citizen of the District;
  3. Eighteen (18) years of age or older;
  4. Eligible elector in the District; and
  5. Free from a financial conflict of interest with the position.

The Board believes an individual considering a position on the Board should also possess the following additional characteristics.

  1. believe public education is important;
  2. support the democratic process;
  3. willingly devote time and energy to the Board’s work;
  4. respect educators; and
  5. have the ability to examine facts and make a reasoned decision.

Approved: 1993-1994
Reviewed: 2001-2002; November 15, 2010
Revised: 2005-2006; June 17, 2013