Nominating Petitions are now available for Voorheesville residents interested in running for an open seat on the school board. Petitions may be obtained in the District Office from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The deadline for filing petitions is Monday, April 18.
Board members serve without pay. They attend regular evening meetings once a month, as well as special meetings and work sessions. They will 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. He or she cannot live in the same household with a family member who is also on the board.