Running for the school board
The Byron-Bergen Board of Education’s seven members are elected by District residents and serve unpaid, three-year terms. The board is responsible for setting policy within state and federal laws and serves as the community's communication link with the educational staff. If you are committed to education and want to make an impact on our District, consider running for school board. We are looking for folks who will always be focused on the good of schoolchildren, who are:
- Effective communicators
- Consensus builders
- Community participants
- Leaders and decision-makers
- Information processors
- Team players
Board candidate petitions can be obtained from the District Clerk, Rachel Stevens, in the District Office starting March 15, 2021, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They must be returned by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021.
Board of Education Petitions Available
“Notice is hereby given to elect two members of the Board of Education to 3-year terms to begin on July 1, 2021 and expire on June 30, 2024 to succeed Debi List and Bill Forsyth whose terms expire on June 30, 2021. Board of Education petitions will be available for pickup with the District Clerk in the District Office starting March 15, 2021, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To run for the Board of Education, you must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the District for 30 days preceding the vote, and at least 18 years of age. In order to be placed on the ballot, potential candidates must return a petition to Rachel Stevens, District Clerk, by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021. Petitions are available in the District Office and questions on this process can be directed to Mrs. Stevens by calling 494-1220, ext. 2529.