Nominating Petitions Now Available for Board of Education

Nominating petitions are now available for Voorheesville residents interested in running for two open seats on the school board.  The elected board members will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2024. Petitions may be obtained in the Voorheesville District Office from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The deadline for filing petitions is Monday, April 22, 2024. 

Board members serve without pay. They attend regular evening meetings once a month, as well as special meetings and work sessions. Board members also serve on one or more Board Committees. Their duties are diverse, ranging from developing and adopting the annual budget to approving policy.  

 Board hopefuls must be:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Age 18 or older
  • Able to read and write
  • Legal resident of the district for at least one year

A board member cannot be an employee of the district or simultaneously hold another incompatible public office. They cannot live in the same household with a family member who is also on the board.  

Contact the District Clerk, Jessica Tabakian, with any questions at or 518-765-3313 Ext. 101