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202.1 Qualifications

Code No. 202.1

QUALIFICATIONS

A legal resident, age 18 or older and a eligible voter in the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District, shall be eligible to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Grinnell-Newburg School District.

In addition, those seeking office from a director district must be a resident of the director district from which he/she will be elected. Those seeking election as an at-large member shall qualify as an eligible voter in the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District.

NOTE: The last paragraph states the legal requirements to run for the school board. An individual must be an eligible elector in order to run for the school board. An eligible elector need not be registered to vote. An eligible elector needs only to be eligible to be registered to vote. Also, a spouse of an employee may run for the board. Details on conflict of interest are in Policy 203, Board of Directors' Conflict of Interest.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code §§ 63; 68B; 277.4, .27; 279.7A (2013).

Cross Reference: 
201     Board of Directors' Elections

202.4  Vacancies
203     Board of Directors' Conflict of Interest

Approved: 07-09-08

Reviewed: 04-23-14

Revised: 08-13-08