DEPARTAMENTOS DE DENISON ISD

JUNTA DIRECTIVA

Elección de la Junta Escolar del DISD

Los miembros de la Junta Escolar del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Denison son elegidos para servir términos de tres años, en representación de los distintos distritos del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Denison. Para ser elegible, un candidato debe residir en el barrio al que se postula para representar.

 

Las elecciones de la junta se llevan a cabo a principios de mayo, y las fechas de presentación comienzan a mediados de enero y se extienden hasta mediados de febrero. Las personas interesadas en postularse para las elecciones a la Junta Escolar de Denison ISD deben comunicarse con la oficina comercial de Denison ISD al 903-462-7042 para obtener información adicional.

 

Consulte los mapas de zonas de distritos del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Denison para determinar el distrito en el que reside.

Denison ISD School Board Election Information

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustee Elections are conducted in May of each year in accordance with the Texas Secretary of State Uniform General Election Date.

 

Candidates interested in filing an application for a place on the ballot can file their application the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5:00pm on the 78th day before the election day. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is

5:00pm on the 74th day before the election. Deadlines for the 2022 General Election is below.

 

General Information

The Denison ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven board members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each. Elections are conducted annually in May.  While candidates run for specific places, they do not represent specific geographical areas; rather, each represents Denison ISD at large.

 

Elections of Trustees are held annually for three-year terms (cycles identified below):

  • Place 1 and 2 - 2024, 2027, 2030 and in three-year intervals thereafter.

  • Places 3, 4 and 5 - 2022, 2025, 2028 and in three-year intervals thereafter.

  • Places 6 and 7 - 2023, 2026, 2029 and in three-year intervals thereafter.

 

Terms for the Board of Trustees expire as follows:

  • Places 1 and 2 - May 2024

  • Places 3, 4, and 5 - May 2022

  • Places 6 and 7 - May 2023

 

Following the annual election, the Board elects a president, vice-president, and secretary to serve one-year terms.

 

Next Trustee Election – May 7, 2022

  • Three board positions will be up for the May 7, 2022 election.

  • Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the May 7, 2022 Ballot

  • First Day to File for Place on the Ballot is January 19, 2022

  • Last Day to File for Place on the Ballot is February 18, 2022 by 5:00 pm

  • Application Packet for Place on the May 7, 2022 Ballot

 

An application for a place on the ballot must be completed in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed at:

Denison ISD Administration

1201 S. Rusk

Denison, Texas 75020

 

Candidate Information

The Board of Trustees consist of seven board members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each.  Elections are conducted annually in May.  

 

All school board positions represent the entire school district. All Denison ISD residents who meet the eligibility requirements specified in Board Policy BBA (Legal) may run for a position in the Board of Trustee election. Following the annual election, the Board elects a president, vice-president, and secretary to serve one-year terms. 

 

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a free on-line training course designed by experienced school board members especially for people considering running for the school board. This course explains what to expect when serving as a school board member. To access the course click on the following link: Serving on a Board: An Insider's Guide to Board Service for School Board Candidates

 

Questions:

For additional election information,

please contact Randy Reid, Denison ISD Assistant Superintendent for Business.

Phone: 903-462-7036

Email: rreid@denisonisd.net

 

Future Election Dates:

  • May 6, 2023

  • May 4, 2024

  • May 3, 2025

  • May 2, 2026    

  • May 1, 2027

  • May 6, 2028

  • May 5, 2029

  • May 4, 2030

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees Candidate Requirements

Form, Content, and Procedure:

An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district's filing authority (often the superintendent's secretary or another designated district employee); and contain specified information about the candidate:

  • The candidate’s name, date of birth, and occupation;

  • The candidate’s residence address or the address at which the candidate receives mail with a description of the location of the candidate’s residence;

  • The candidate’s length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district as of the date the candidate swears to the application;

  • If available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate receives correspondence relating to the candidate’s campaign;

  • The office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a full or unexpired term;

  • Statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; has not been determined by a court to be mentally incapacitated; has not been convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law; and swears an oath to support and defend the U.S. and Texas Constitutions and laws.

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees Eligibility

An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:

  • Is a United States citizen;

  • Is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;

  • Has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

  • Has not been convicted of a felony;

  • Has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:

  • For an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;

  • For a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s name is written in; or

  • For an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;

  • Is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and

  • Satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

 

Qualified Voter

A person may not be elected trustee of an independent school district unless the person is a qualified voter.  "Qualified voter" means a person who:

  • Is 18 years of age or older;

  • Is a United States citizen;

  • Has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

  • Has not been finally convicted of a felony;

  • Is a resident of the state; and

  • Is a register voter.

 

View the State of Texas Election Forms Index, or to download the forms directly,

CLICK HERE

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees

Roles & Responsibilities

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees Responsibilities of Leadership

The Denison Independent School District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees that is responsible for adopting policy, employing and evaluating the superintendent, approving the budget and capital improvement plans, and setting the tax rate. As the district’s elected leaders, Trustees are charged with making decisions they believe to be in the best interests of all Denison ISD staff and children.

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees Service

There are seven members of the Denison ISD Board of Trustees, each elected to serve staggered three-year terms. Officers are elected by the members of the Board of Trustees. Trustees provide public service to the Denison community without financial compensation. Candidates to the Board of Trustees must conform to the eligibility requirements of the Texas Election Code.

 

Denison ISD Board of Trustees Meeting Information

Regular meetings of the Denison ISD Board of Trustees are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month at:

DISD Admin Building

Bruce Hibbitt Board Room

1201 S. Rusk

Denison, Texas 75020.

 

For a complete list of meeting dates, click here.