202.3 – TERM OF OFFICE                                                             

Board members elected for a full term at a regularly scheduled school election in November, of odd-numbered years, serve for four years.  Board members appointed to fill a vacant position will serve until the next scheduled school election.  A board member elected to fill a vacancy will serve out the unexpired term.

Being a board member is a unique opportunity for a citizen to participate on a governing board of the school district.  Eligible board members are encouraged to consider running for more than one term.

NOTE:  This policy states the terms of office established by law for board members elected at a regular or special election or appointed to fill a vacancy.

Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 69.12; 274.7; 279.6-.7 (2007).

Date of AdoptionSeptember 2014

Reviewed & RevisedMarch 21, 2016, February 14, 2022