200.03 – Term of Office

Board members elected for a full term at a regularly scheduled school election in September, 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).

Cross Reference:       201 Board of Directors Elections; 202 Board of Directors Members

Date of Adoption: September 2014

Reviewed & Revised: March 21, 2016