Eugene School District 4J voters will decide on May 16 who will fill three of the seven positions on the Eugene School Board.
Potential candidates have until 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, to file. Voters must be registered by Tuesday, April 25. Forms and additional information are available from the Lane County Elections Office.
Positions on the Ballot
The Eugene School Board consists of seven members. Board members are elected to serve four-year terms. Board elections occur in May of each odd numbered year. The term of office for board members begins on July 1 immediately following the election.
In Eugene School District 4J, board members are elected from the district at large. That means that any eligible person who lives within the district boundary may serve in any school board position. To be eligible, a person must be a registered voter in the school district, must have been a resident of the district for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and may not be an employee of the district or any charter school within the district.
This year, positions 2, 3 and 6 will be on the ballot. These positions are currently held by Anne Marie Levis, Beth Gerot and Jennifer Geller.
The May 16 Special District Election in Lane County requires that candidates file with the Lane County Elections Department.
- The first day for candidates to file is February 6, 2017.
- The deadline to file is March 16, 2017.
More information is available at www.lanecounty.org/elections.
The Oregon School Boards Association is offering information for anyone interested in serving on a local school board.
For more information about school board service, visit OSBA’s Get On Board website.