Become a Trustee
School board trustees are the members of the district school board. They are locally-elected representatives of the public and serve as the community’s advocate for public education.
They must maintain a focus on student achievement and well-being while making decisions that represent the interests of its constituents.
2019 School Board Trustee Election Calendar
- Important Deadlines to Remember
- Jan. 1, 2019 - First day to apply by mail for ballot
- Jan. 16, 2019 - First day to file an application for a place on the ballot
- Feb. 15, 2019 - Deadline to file application for place on ballot
- May 4, 2019 - Election Day
- View all election calendar important dates
Board Policy Related to Running for School Board
- BAA (LEGAL) Powers and Duties
- BBA (LEGAL) Eligibility/Qualifications
- BBB (LEGAL) Board Members Elections
- BBB (LOCAL) Board Members Elections
- BBBA (LEGAL) Reporting Campaign Funds
- BBF (LOCAL) Ethics
- BBFB (LEGAL) Prohibited Practices
Things to Consider When Running for MISD School Board
The filing period for interested candidates begins Jan. 16, 2019 and ends on Feb. 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. Election Day is Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Candidate Packet (each form must be completed)
- Candidate Application
- Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer - Instruction Guide | Form
- TEC Fair Campaign Practices - Fair Campaign Practices Act | Form
Submitting Your Application
Candidates may file the application packet using any of the following methods:
- In Person - MISD Administration Building, 605 East Broad St., Mansfield, TX
- Email - Julie Moye at JulieMoye@misdmail.org
- Fax - Julie Moye at 817-473-5382
- Mail - Mansfield ISD, Attn: Julie Moye, 605 E. Broad St., Mansfield, TX 76063
Candidates must appoint a campaign treasurer and file all required financial statements in accordance with applicable law and directives under the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC).
The Texas Election Law requires certain disclosures and notices on political advertising. Make sure your political advertising and campaign communications comply with the law.
- Political Advertising Do's and Don'ts - What You Need to Know
- A Short Guide to the Prohibition Against Using School District Resources for Political Advertising in Connection with an Election
- Political Sign Regulations