School Board Election

2022 Boonville R-1 Board of Education Election

  • Board of Education 

  • Filing period is open for 2022 Board Election. 
  • Potential Applicants: Please review:
    Application Packet

  • Frequently Asked Questions

     
    What are the qualifications for serving on the Board?
    • A school board member must be:
    • A U.S. citizen.
    • A resident taxpayer of a district or voters of the district in urban districts.
    • A resident of Missouri for at least one year.
    • At least 24 years old.

    Candidates must also be current on state and local taxes; have not been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony under Missouri or federal law; are not registered or required to register as a sex offender; and have filed required campaign documents for all previous campaigns, if any.

     
    What do I need to apply for the position?
    Individuals who wish to apply must ensure that they meet criteria (see above) and fill out an application. Board candidate filing ends on December 28, 2021. Election is April 5, 2022.
     
     
    What other information should I consider?
    Serving on the school board can be a valuable and satisfying way to make a significant contribution to the community. The Board, staff, parent, and student community enjoy a professional, collaborative relationship.
     
    As public officials, Board members do have to comply with certain restrictions not encountered in their private lives. Board members must refrain from Board activities which constitute a conflict of interest or which are incompatible with their role as Board member.  
     
    Election campaigns are separate from district activities and the candidate must fund their campaign with private contributions in accordance with the rules of the Fair Political Practices commission.  
     
     
     
    Where can I get additional information on the role and responsibility of a Board Member?
    The Missouri School Boards' Association offers a wealth of information on New Member training and governance.
     
    For more information, contact Board Secretary Katie Bird at 660-882-7474 option 6.