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202.3 Term of Office

Code No. 202.3


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 a successor is elected and qualified at the next regular school election, unless there is an intervening special election for the school district, in which event a successor shall be elected at the intervening special 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.


Legal Reference:
Iowa Code §§ 69.12; 274.7; 279.6-.7 (2013).

Cross Reference:
201     Board of Directors' Elections

202     Board of Directors Members

Approved: 07-09-08

Reviewed: 04-23-14

Revised: 04-27-22